'Guitars not Guns' helps kids steer clear from gun violence by focusing on music

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More than 20 children can now say they're graduates of the "Guitars not Guns" program in Contra Costa County.

The organization works to steer at-risk youth away from gun violence -- by focusing on music. 

The guitars are donated, and when the children sign up for the program,  they're told the instruments are being loaned to them. 

But during Tuesday night's graduation ceremony at the San Pablo Library, the children were surprised, and excited to find out that they get to keep the guitars.