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lesson to learn Essay

  • Submitted by: cighqfhdy36
  • on March 3, 2009
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 1,691 words

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Ok lets see there are so many things I could write about on this topic lets start from the beginning.   Well I think I was about 13 years old out in the streets hanging around with the in-crowd.   Doing the gangbanging thing and all them no good deeds, with the older guys. So one day imp with one of my buddies J-roc, we walking around meeting people on corners and making exchanges, at first I didn’t really see what was going on then by the end of a couple hours he had both pockets full of money.   I was thinking to my self wow that’s simple enough.   How can I make money like that so he said “easy little man go stand on the corner they will come to you”.   Me being blinded by the money not seeing or thinking about how much trouble I could get into, not only by the police but my mom would disown me.   So I stood on the corner the next day it was a Friday I remember like yesterday,   I got out of school early that day before like 8pm that night I had about $350.00 dollars in my pocket.   I was thinking if I do this for a couple years I could be rich silly me. But this went on for about a week my mom was sort of suspicious but she gave me a lot of freedom though so she didn’t say anything yet. I worked my way up to about a $1000.00 dollars first time I ever seen this amount of money couldn’t nobody tell me nothing I was the man in my own little world.   So all this week I didn’t go to school so my dean was calling my mom saying I have not been to school and that they were going to site me for truancy.   I had no idea what that was but It had to do with attendance.   The school put me on academic probation couldn’t get in no more trouble. That didn’t work got into a fight the next day, expelled me then sent me to night school.   That wasn’t going to work that’s when I make money so dropped out of there so I could make money the whole day.

Back on the streets this all in a two week period that next Wednesday, I found my self   in the back of a police car for the first of...

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