"I just want to get out of Peoria. I want my life, I want to live my life. I still got life to live and I don't want to get killed I don't want to get stabbed I don't want any of that."
"... kids in my neighborhood are "fighting, shooting, stabbing each other," which makes it hard to stay out of trouble. I mean it's too much violence. In order for me to stay out of trouble I don't have friends." quotes are from a 17 year old, inner city, Peorian