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It Sucks To Be A Teenager And It Always Has Been So But It Does Not Have To Ruin Your Life


when I looked around the years had passed me by, the urgency of the cause was gone and I was just another uneducated black guy, with no job prospects, with a baby and girlfriend to support at 19 years old. Going back to school was not an option and so dreams of being a doctor, lawyer and even owning a store went out the window, along with me ever reaching my true potential. Continue reading

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The Most Influential Person In My Life Was My Mom


I only understood what my mom wanted for me when I woke up one day, a man with children and still doing dumb things. My mom had been diagnosed with cancer and given 5 years to live. I watched her fight the cancer for 5 years never giving up, always trying to get us children to do the right things and I knew that all that she had done all the things she had tried in so many different ways, were attempts to make me a better human being. Continue reading

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