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5/1993--Chicago, USA<br />
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Bobby is arrested for assault at a party on Chicago's south side.   Known as the Loco Boyz, in the 1990s about thirty to forty young Cambodian teenagers had formed a gang in Uptown Chicago in response to attacks from well established neighborhood gangs. Although the lives of these gang members are not typical of most Cambodian-Americans' lives, their lives do illustrate a tragic irony that many Cambodians have experienced; the irony of living through Cambodia's violent history only to escape to a similar life in gangs here on the streets of American cities.  <br />
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