A Man Who Doesn 't Abide

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Intemperate Man A man who doesn’t abide by the rest of societies thought process could possibly be a good thing, such as nelson Mandela, a man far ahead of his time in science. So much so it took 35 years for the heredity community to understand his research. This however, is not the case for my brother James Mulhearn. He was always smart, but figured he could embezzle, lie, and steal to make his way to the top. Surprisingly at one point, he did make it to the top this way, yet according to Newton’s third law; what goes up must come down. This was proven true in my brother’s case, from a fairly wealthy man to a drug addict, and alcoholic. When my brother was a young man he always was fascinated at the idea of doing thing not for himself, but for the impression he made on others. If you ask me, this was his definite downfall. My brother James is about 20 years older than me, and when I was about 8 years old my father went to prison, and put my brother James in charge of his finances. With my dad, and brother having the same name, and being in charge of his bank accounts made it simple for my brother to steal my father’s identity. It was almost overnight that my brother started the spending. I went to his big two-story house furnished with all new furniture, big screen TV. Not to mention he now was the proud owner of a brand new Mercedes and boat. I was too young to understand what was going on at the time, but after my dad served his sentence he came out to an absolutely
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