DENVER
02/03/2011 12:55 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Gangs Rescue And Support Program Helps Former Gang Members Remove Tattoos

The laser clicked and pulsed, pounding the tattooed gang initials that mark Lexi's arm, bringing her a step closer to a fresh start.

Once a member of the Crenshaw Mafia Gang Bloods, the Commerce City 14-year-old now wants to leave that life behind. Gazing at the patch of fading green ink on her arm, she said, "I get happy when I see it."

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