The Other Wes Moore Essay

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The Other Wes Moore
In the book, The Other Wes Moore it is difficult to believe the great similarities in the lives of the two Moores, who share a name and other aspects of life. The two were raised fatherless and were born in the late 1970’s in the neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. They also happen to have encountered similar experiences when growing up, but at one point one of them became a criminal and the other a scholar (the author of the book). The author of the book seems to be interested in the similarities of the two boys as opposed to their different experiences. The story is interesting and makes one imagine what would have become of the writer if he did not by any chance come across the people who guided him to become what
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The Other Wes Moore
In the book, The Other Wes Moore it is difficult to believe the great similarities in the lives of the two Moores, who share a name and other aspects of life. The two were raised fatherless and were born in the late 1970’s in the neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. They also happen to have encountered similar experiences when growing up, but at one point one of them became a criminal and the other a scholar (the author of the book). The author of the book seems to be interested in the similarities of the two boys as opposed to their different experiences. The story is interesting and makes one imagine what would have become of the writer if he did not by any chance come across the people who guided him to become what he finally became, the little changes in their destinies shaped out their final end. Perhaps the writer aims at helping the reader understand the significance of one’s upbringing to what finally becomes of them in the future (Moore, 2011). In this book published in 2011, Moore, the author clearly aims at the achievement of two main objectives. The first is to provide an account of his life and the other to show the similarities to that of the counterpart, the namesake. He also aims at helping the readers and the general public identify various issues that lead people to commit crimes in America and the community in general. He manages to simplify his message in a single quote by asserting that one the Moores was free and the other had

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