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He Bailed Himself Out

by Frank Stoltze | Off-Ramp

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Carlos Zamora turned down a offer to join the Mexican Mafia prison gang because he wanted to be there for his family, including his son Jonathan. Frank Stoltze/KPCC

Bail bondsman Carlos Zamora left the gang life long ago, but he still faces peril when he navigates the streets. KPCC's Frank Stoltze spoke with him near the 77th Street Police Station about the challenges of living in South L.A.

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