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Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

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Luis says the conditions at school continue to be better, but change comes slowly. As a senior, he intervenes when a teacher calls a student a whore. Violence erupts again and a Chicano teacher is fired. Luis stages another walk-out but Mr. Madison calls for an assembly at that time. As he sits in the bleachers listening to Mr. Madison talk about the need for harmony and understanding, Luis realizes that he caused this assembly - that he failed to achieve the walkout but he was heard.

As a senior, one of Luis's teachers sends his work in to a literary contest and he wins $250 and a plane ticket to Berkley - the largest chunk of legitimately-earned money he's ever held. He is hired by a college professor to paint a mural. He's given a grant for college. He graduates high school but...

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