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Francis 1 Caffrey Francis Mr. Bombard English 1101 June 16, 2010 The Truth about Families As blood spills out of me, I take my last couple of breaths. Questions race through my mind. Will the cops find my killer, and will justice be served? Or will he be like most of the boys in my neighborhood who never get charged because his family defends him, until he is said to be innocent? Thousands of cases like mine happen every year; justice is not always served because families feel that it is their duty to protect each other, lie for each other, and stand by each other. A gang is like a family. They protect each other from harm’s way. My best friend Jim is in the Bloods. He was my first friend when I moved to California from New York, and we immediately became inseparable: ridding our bikes together, playing on the high school basketball team together, and studying together. Since we did so well on our SAT’s, Harvard offered us an academic scholarship to attend. With our lives looking promising and filled with
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course ENG English 10 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Oglethorpe.

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