By Maurice Ciapponi in New Photography on Thursday 24 November 2011

I was looking at a documentary recently about jails in the US and the gangs that rule inside. One group was the Latino crew. So I went online looking for more info and photos and stumbled upon this series of portraits of former LA gang members. The photographer Adam Amengual shot the series for Homeboy Industries, a non-profit organisation in LA helping these former gang members establish a new life.

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