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Topic - Brian Thompson
"We have a choice as a society when kids go wrong," Thompson told The Associated Press on Thursday. "We either decide we're going to try and fix them, rehabilitate them, put them in a therapeutic environment that will treat them so hopefully they can come out at a later time and be productive members of our community, or we decide they're incorrigible, not try and help them and punish them as adults. That would have been wrong."
The teen's attorney, Brian Thompson, said his client never should have been charged as an adult.