Mona changes the way she thinks and she starts following the path to become a cop. She realized that being a gang-member only brought more problems as well a the thought of one day being shot. Mona listens to her mentors and follows the path to becoming a cop. But through her journey, she ends up pregnant of a vato who she marries an along that way she experiences domestic violence while carrying an unborn child.

CC BY-SA 4.0 Two Badges (Domestic Violence) by Vanessa is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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