capital public radio http://kvpr.org en Geronimo's Story: Valley Teen Torn Between Gangs And Grades http://kvpr.org/post/geronimos-story-valley-teen-torn-between-gangs-and-grades <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From a young age, Geronimo Garcia wore a uniform to school: high socks, shorts and a white T-shirt.</span></p><p>It wasn’t a school requirement. Rather, it was an older brother requirement.</p><p>“They used to dress me up like a little gangster,” Geronimo says. “To me I always thought that was cool, but you know, as I think of it now, I don’t think that was cool when I was young. Come on, looking at a little kid dressed up in gangster?”</p><p>Since then, his clothing has determined who he hung out with at school.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:43:06 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 21668 at http://kvpr.org Geronimo's Story: Valley Teen Torn Between Gangs And Grades