Jump and Other Stories - Keeping Fit Summary & Analysis

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Keeping Fit Summary

A man is jogging and concentrating on his breathing rhythm. He prefers to jog early in the morning, when most people are still asleep. The jogger passes an area where people live in poverty, a shantytown, and he turns to jog the route back home. Suddenly a mob bursts from the shantytown, and they chase a single man. Members of the mob carry weapons, including knives and clubs. The jogger's route is cut off, and he veers into the shantytown to avoid coming in contact with the mob. The mob catches the fleeing man and kills him. Once in the Shantytown, the jogger realizes he might have made a grave mistake. He is a lone white man, and he stands out. As he runs aimlessly past shacks, a black woman steps outside one shack and orders him inside. She says the...

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