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A young girl does push-ups while volunteers encourage her during the "Young Men and Women For Change" weekend program on March 12, 2013. YMWC is a Modification Boot Camp program, "Dose of Reality", for both males and females.

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Shawn Mahone, Sr., founder and president of "Young Men and Women For Change", takes a moment alone during the weekend program.

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Shawn Mahone Sr. points out some areas of his childhoomd home to a participant in the "Young Men and Women For Change" program. Mr. Mahone follows-up with participants after the "boot camp" is over.

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Parents Bryon Perez, left, and Shenna Perez, right, join other parents and watch while their kids participant in the "Young Men and Women For Change."

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Shawn Mahone, Sr., left, puts handcuffs on Anthony Henderson, 16, and escorts him to the back room.

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Lisa Henderson, left, stands in front of her son Jordan Henderson, who is doing push-ups, while volunteers Donald Robinson, center, and Charles Fletcher, right, make participants hit the floor at the beginning of the "Young Men and Women For Change."

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SLUG: CTY gangd2 Date: 3/12/2013 Toledo Blade/ Amy E. Voigt Toledo, Ohio CAPTION: Shawn Mahone Sr. points out some areas of his childhoomd home to Jeff Holt, 12, a participant in the "Young Men and Women For Change" program. Mr. Mahone follows-up with participants after the "boot camp" is over.

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Charles Fletcher, center, speaks to a kid privately while other participants in the "Young Men and Women For Change" weekend program stand with their faces against a wall. YMWC is a Modification Boot Camp program, "Dose of Reality", for both males and females.

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Shawn Mahone, Sr. peaks throught he window of the new Young Men and Women For Change facility called "Aaron's House", name after program alumni Aaron Davis, 18, who was killed in a car accident in march, 2013. The facility will have 30, 60, and 90 day in-stay treatment for at risk youth.

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