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James Garbarino
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"The 1997-1998 school year will go down in American history as the turning point in our country's experience and understanding of lethal youth violence."
Chap.1, Lost Boys, p. 2

"Harvard psychiatrist Alvin Poussaint said, 'When white middle-class kids kill, there is always a public outcry of why and a search for what went wrong, but when inner-city minority kids kill, the public is warned of demons and superpredators.'"
Chap. 1, Lost Boys, p. 4


"My goal is to understand why kids kill and to help other parents and professionals understand so that they can do something to prevent it in the future."
Chap. 1, Lost Boys, p. 6

"He recounted this as I sat within one of the facilities two isolation rooms, used both to punish boys who were in trouble to keep a watch on boys who were sick or were thought to be suicidal (and reminder that more violent individuals...

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