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Los Angeles Gang Tour Draws International Tourists

January 22, 2010  | 

Tourists from Europe and Australia are learning about Los Angeles gangs with the help of Alfred Lomas, who is leading "LA Gang Tours" to show them graffiti artists and gang-member hangouts, NPR.com reports.

Lomas describes himself as a former Florencia 13 member who now wants to show the perils of gang life.

On the tour, Lomas shows Blood and Crip hangouts, in addition to the Pico Union Graffiti Lab, where spraying the wall isn't prohibited.

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