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Right now, we are all sitting in a classroom in a city which was once nicknamed "The Murder  Capital of the United States ". A nickname that, although embarrassing to its residents, is incredibly  true. Some may not believe or have any direct attachments to a nick name like this, but I do. October 5th 2009 was a terrible day for my family, and continues to haunt us each and every year.  This date commemorates the death of my Uncle, Sam Shaba. My Uncle Sam was one of the most  interesting people you could imagine. He built his businesses, video stores, from the ground up. He was  so determined to give his family a wonderful life that he dedicated the majority of his short life to his work.  He always hoped for his family to live the American dream and wanted to provide his wife and three  daughters with everything they could ever need or want. By working so hard and never giving up he was  able to do just that. By the time he was 40 years old he was a multi-millionaire. He had achieved  everything he had always wanted. Although, the old saying "money cannot buy happiness" played  perfectly into my Uncle Sam’s life when his wife filed for divorce. This took a major toll on his life, but he  always looked to God in times like that when he was lost. He became a deacon in his church and was a 
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course COM 1010 taught by Professor Michelle during the Fall '11 term at Wayne State University.

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