American Indians struggle in Minnesota's probation system
MINNEAPOLIS -- Steven Rock says there's nothing his first probation officer could have done. He wasn't going to listen.
"She was never hard or anything; she just wanted me to succeed, but I was too hardheaded," Rock said.
Both of Rock's parents grew up on the White Earth Indian Reservation. They moved to Minneapolis, and Rock grew up on the city's south side.
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