From Gangs to Boxing: One Man's Journey to Help Teens Choose Different Path

Ponce Laspina founded a non-profit in New York City to help aspiring boxing students.
2:34 | 03/21/13

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And the. How was Maloney and Ponce Puerto Rico. I came here when I was fifteen years. We can to the Bronx actually about what -- blocks away from -- he has signed fifteen years old problem -- them. That night -- -- -- the commission. Boxing fitness program. It shouldn't think somehow become he had -- fitness that the -- in the -- -- on the fought world. Today he's the reason. -- -- read it yet. I -- it happens -- that have the opportunity of somebody coming to me. I'm telling the journal. Quote people. -- became while the leaders. Of the Savvis choral song again and and that would mean. In jail in -- jail of the Italian reconciling. And -- by and Marico itself activity during that time that -- in this. People blue box in Italy that -- -- shape and the day they wanted the boxes. I. May not -- the -- of more than that of that -- would have thought -- little. You had a moment -- -- A lot of stuff moments like that and move forward -- -- The Huntsman we will hear -- from the wrongs of this middle. Tell us alone see them out of funds among -- rescued a lot of from the -- in. And that's -- -- like this enhances. Being out of fighting in the streets on -- that -- an -- to fight them into the ring and -- retelling. In the days. A lot of times I wonder how long -- we can't keep the wind -- He's got a nonprofit organization. We don't have that resource is so you don't get the grants that would give the funds to keep the faithful. That's something that it makes him think -- -- -- -- -- But what happens -- -- he did little in the open this season and going up and again from. I mean this is David and then NBC's. This is a family place. People would come here and did -- that you welcome.

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