Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them - Chapters 2-3 Summary & Analysis

James Garbarino
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Chapters 2-3 Summary and Analysis

Chapter two is the beginning of Part One, which is titled "How Boys Get Lost". Chapter two, itself, is titled "Rejected and Neglected, Ashamed and Depressed". It opened with the thought that there was a divine spark in every human, even in infancy. To connect with "lost boys", Garbarino found that it was important to look into their past to determine their journey in relationships. This gave insight to how their spirit developed.

This chapter was broken up into subheadings. In the section "Can a Soul be Murdered?" Garbarino showed through Byron's story that if not murdered, a soul could certainly be wounded. Byron was a young man on death row who was there because he killed a police officer back in 1994. He was a victim of extreme neglect himself. When Garbarino went to interview him, he found a...

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