You are saying that it isn't his fault because there is nothing to do for people his age. Why is it always someone else to blame for their short fall. There are plenty of kids that grow up without have to commit crimes to get by. These are people that are looking for a quick dollar and they will steal, cheat and kill to get it.
It is like the old saying" you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make them drink". There are a lot of programs out there for these young men, but if they are not interested what can you do?
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