Show of bravado and fights were for nothing, says ex-gang member

Former gang member Bruce Stevens Mathieu said he joined a gang when he was 13 for a sense of belonging. ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF
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SINGAPORE - He was only 13 years old when he joined a gang, and within weeks was introduced to marijuana.

At 15, Mr Bruce Stevens Mathieu - whose father was French and mother Chinese - was kicked out of school after a fight. By then, he was a self-proclaimed full-time gangster.

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