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Ariel Reid February 26, 2017 Charles Steffen History of Crime in America The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid Billy grew up in a household that was ever changing. His life was filled with transitions that had a huge effect on his life. One thing that seemed to stay constant and have a positive effect on him was his mother. His mother was someone who he looked up with the most respect. She was an educated woman, who had a reputation for being caring, loving and kind. In the reading, it describes Billy as being a person who displayed similar characteristics. Though he did not put up with anything from anyone. One of the most memorable stories to me dealt with Billy’s mother who was known around the town where they lived. A man on the side of the road said something disrespectful to his mother. Billy ended up protecting his mom and shedding the blood of another man. He ended up fleeing the town and leaving his mom who had such a tremendous influence on his life. I
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