While it is tempting to try and make sense of such a random event, Moore shows that it is more important to focus on making good choices in the aftermath of the event. Many people, in their lives have many monstrous people or moments that shape them to the person they are currently. Author Wes Moore recounts his story of growing up poor, black, and male in Baltimore, and juxtaposes it with the story of the other Wes Moore, another young, black Baltimore boy with a similar background and age but whose choices --and their consequences-- diverged widely from the author's. Who did the Other Wes Moore know? Two boys born at nearly the same time in nearly the same neighborhood end up leading very different lives: one a tremendous success with various titles, the other a convicted felon with a life sentence for murder. I'm thinking about you, Chyna. Simply put, this excerpt is so powerfully and movingly relayed that it makes reading the rest of the book worth it or, just read these ten pages and be amazed by their profundity and meaning.
Second for both is having strong mothers. In the 2002 film We Were Soldiers, directed by Randall Wallace, a true account of the first major battle in Vietnam is given. The author does not definitively answer the question, but highlights some things that probably helped. The tragedy is that my story could have been his. He later graduated from Johns Hopkins University, became a Rhodes scholar, and served in Afghanistan. Although he did not know him for long, the two memories he had of him and stories from his mother helped guide him along the right path.
How they both ended up fatherless and with single mothers. First, Wes the author had compassionate and an educated mother. The author writes about his tough childhood, and eventually his family sent him to military school to straighten up. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. I literally finished this book cover-to-cover in less than 24hrs.
Both grew up fatherless and living in Baltimore, Maryland, both lived a life on the streets, and both ran into trouble with the police. She helped Wes in multiple ways but perhaps the action that had the biggest effect was sending Wes to military school. One was the presence of an educated mother, and, in the author's case, one that was willing to do whatever it took to make sure her son went down the right path. I just finished this audio book for the second time. This is a powerfully central theme to the book The Other Wes Moore, written by Wes Moore. I don't doubt that Mr. At first, Wes tried to run away, trying to rebel and go down his own path in life, but had eventually chosen to turn his life around and this decision was one of the most important ones made in his life, because it was the starting point of his success.
At each stage of their young lives they had come across similar moments of decision, yet their choices would lead them to astonishingly different destinies. I think the book brings up more questions than answers. The other thing that I have gained the knowledge is that the Moore's law is important to the computing are people now a day have also been used in many digital electronic devices which also has been linked to the Moore's law. I have passed this book onto a coworker for her 12 year old grandson to read. Wes Moore the author is a kid from Baltimore whose father died when he was three. The author writes about his tough childhood, and eventually his family sent him to military school to straighten up. The final role models that in large part influenced the lives of these boys were Tony, for the other Wes Moore, and the sergeants at the military school that Wes Moore attended.
Communities tend to negatively view people who are different and do not fit into their own norms. The same paper also ran a series of articles about four young men who had allegedly killed a police officer in a spectacularly botched armed robbery. Not only is this a good story actually two stories , but also a wonderful example of weaving two intertwining timelines together to create a synergistic narrative. Thank you Wes Moore and Wes Moore. People stepped in every time he stumbled.
The author chooses to turn his life around while the Other Wes Moore decides to keep heading down hill. The Other Wes Moore, however, is when he and his brother Tony are on the run from the cops for killing the police officer. He catches her, and since he doesn't know what to do next, he punches her, and is caught by his mother, Joy. Their stories start off the same but each of the boys grows up and lives very different. Even though he tried to lead Wes down a good road in the beginning, he eventually gave up and recruited Wes to join in the jewelry store robbery. But in result, One became a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Johns Hopkins, a Rhodes scholar, also is the author. This fall, and more specifically the last three weeks, there have been four shootings and three deaths of black males between the ages of 15 and 23.
And of course, kids in the Bronx—while tough on the outside—are actually not different from kids anywhere else. Miss Moore versus the community, Miss Moore versus the famil. The premise that these two men shared similar upbringings is barely tenable. In an attempt to eliminate any confusion, I need to clarify to which Wes Moore I am referring, so, I will refer to the author as Wes 1 and the other Wes Moore will be referred to as Wes 2. Moreover, not only does Wes decide to get the kid back, but he dramatically escalates the situation by running to retrieve a knife. Wes Moore, the author of this fascinating book, sets out to answer this profound question.