|Journalists often face danger in the course of their work. Sometimes it comes from hostile governments, sometimes from warring factions, and sometimes from street thugs.|
Recently, reporter Mary Stucky was driving through a sprawling slum on the outskirts of Managua, Nicaragua. She was there to do a story about street gangs ... a huge problem in Nicaragua. Mary took this assignment knowing that it could be dangerous -- and it was.
Here's her story, in this Reporter's Notebook.