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The stolen pitbull

When we were younger, I lived on 163rd street for sometime. The super had a few dogs, Tyson a rottie, Remy a grey pitbull, and…

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Rushed by the police for standing outside

My friends and I were playing in front of the building. We were not doing anything wrong, and clearly we were a bunch of kids….

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I dropped out of high school so I wouldn’t become a mass murderer

When I was growing up Bronx, it wasn’t an uncommon thing for kids to drop out of high school. Most of us were fools, had…

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Don Manuel the bicycle repair guy

When we were kids, there was an old man in the neighborhood. He lived on the first floor and in his apartment he had a…

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I wore a windbreaker in the winter

When I was in High School, we didn’t have lockers. Whatever you came to school with, you had to carry with you all day. This…

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Growing up bronx: Bullies and school

When I was in school, I used to get tormented by the local thugs. I call them thugs because that is how they behaved. Like…

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USAF Basic Training: Drug trafficking latino!

When I first arrived at basic training, I had a throat and ear infection. As such, I was taking antibiotics and I did receive clearance…

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