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Denver Filmmaker Profiles Gang Member Turned Youth Mentor, Brain Injuries In Extreme Sports, Colorado’s Wayward Wealthy

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The film “Clever” tells the story of Gerardo Lopez, a former Los Angeles gang member who now mentors Denver youths in an anti-gang group called Homies Unidos. Then, Colorado is becoming a mecca for extreme sports medicine at a time when extreme athletes are grappling with the potential implications of the brain disease Chronic Traumatic Encepalothapy, or CTE. And, writer Dick Kreck chronicles the wayward wealthy of Colorado in his book “Rich People Behaving Badly.”