Youths escape urban violence in program outdoors


NDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Like most urban kids, Matthew Marsh lives in a world of concrete and asphalt, of streetlights, fast-food

restaurants and liquor stores. Daily life, sadly, sometimes also comes with screaming police sirens, gang violence and gunshots.

But the 18-year-old Warren Central High School senior says he’s managed to avoid the trappings of violence and gangs thanks to an unlikely hobby.

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