Cute kids don’t usually bring fear to mind, but knowing what they could grow up to be should elicit a bit of terror. In most cases, the childhoods of these criminals have some serious similarities, including abuse, tragedy and a serious lack of compassion.
Al Capone as a Child
Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1899, Al Capone aligned himself with dangerous people early in his life. He joined a gang as a teenager and because of his strong stature, he soon became a bouncer at brothels. In his teen years, he quit school after the sixth grade and associated with notorious street gangs.