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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 9* {Adult Themes}

As ridiculous as this may sound, I feel like an outsider looking in at my boys Collin and Marco sitting across from me, engaged in a conversation that I was not invited into.  Much of what I was feeling could … Continue reading

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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 8* {Adult Themes}

RIPPED & READY (S4/PART 8 ) RIPPED & READY S4/VIII As I rested my head on Collin’s shoulder, I couldn’t help but think about the demise of Peewee Jones, which was odd because I was sitting out in a hospital … Continue reading

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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 7* {Adult Themes}

RIPPED & READY (S4/PART 7) RIPPED & READY S4/VII Marco’s mental condition had me extremely worried.  That disturbing scene back at the car had me wanting to bust my friend in his jaw for acting like a crazy ass deranged … Continue reading

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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 6* {Adult Themes}

RIPPED & READY (S4/PART 6) RIPPED & READY S4/VI Life is a never-ending collection of situations and frustrations that are intertwined, and purposely trying to draw out every bit of air from my overworked lungs.  As I sat beside D’Andre, … Continue reading

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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 5* {Adult Themes}

RIPPED & READY (S4/PART 5) RIPPED & READY S4/V The three of us, my parents and myself, left the house trailing one another in a rushed pace with Rafael leading the way.  His uneasy demeanor foretold what we should expect … Continue reading

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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 4* {Adult Themes}

RIPPED & READY (S4/PART 4) RIPPED & READY S4/IV When I closed my eyed to put that horrific evening behind me, I honestly felt that life would return to normal until I was awakened by my mom’s panicked call for … Continue reading

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Ripped & Ready s4 (Boys to Men) *Part 3* {Adult Themes}

RIPPED & READY (S4/PART 3) RIPPED & READY S4/III I was determined to get my life back on track, because I refused to be another statistic roaming the streets homeless, looking for my next hit of blow.  I was glad … Continue reading

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