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All Over but the Shoutin' Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part II, Lies to My Mother, Chapters 25-33 Summary

Rick Bragg
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Part II, Lies to My Mother, Chapters 25-33 Summary and Analysis

Chapter twenty-five, "Eating life," notes that one doesn't merely exist in Miami, but the city makes you live and die. Life is pushed to extremes. Bragg loved Miami, but almost all of the stories he covered were dark. For instance, he wrote about a migrant worker town called Immokalee and how the workers were badly mistreated. He wrote a story about a six-year-old boy falsely accused of molesting a seven-year-old girl and cleared the boy's name. Bragg thinks he did some good but not much changed because of him. While by and large he was allowed to cover what he liked, and his bosses eventually sent him to Desert Storm in 1991. The horrors there were much worse than in Miami.

Chapter twenty-six, "Tap-tap," has Bragg's bosses send him to Port-au-Prince, Haiti...

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