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Nick Oyoghok, 17, forges the barrel of a 22-gauge shotgun into a mattock gardening tool with the help of Brian Hewitt, right, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Choose 180 in Burien. 
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Nick Oyoghok, 17, forges the barrel of a 22-gauge shotgun into a mattock gardening tool with the help of Brian Hewitt, right, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Choose 180 in Burien.
Credit: KUOW Photo/Megan Farmer

These teens are turning guns into gardening tools

The blacksmithing project is part of a Burien summer program for at-risk youth run by the organization Choose 180.

KUOW education reporter Ann Dornfeld brings us this audio postcard.