Trinidad's new hero - 2012 hopeful Jehue Gordon
Some of the young men Jehue Gordon grew up with are either in jail, or dead - victims of Trinidad's gang culture.
As a talented athlete, Jehue hopes he can give the people of his island something positive to talk about by winning gold at the London Olympics.
Matthew Pinsent reports from Port of Spain.
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