Pocho - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

One day some men set up a boxing ring in Richard's playground. He watches a few matches, and then his friend Thomas asks him to fight. Richard is the only one who is the same size as Thomas. Richard refuses, but after Thomas asks several times, he agrees to fight so that he will not look like a coward. Thomas beats him in two rounds, and afterward, the man running the event talks to them. He offers Richard money to come do more boxing matches, but Richard tells him no. The man says that Richard should do it because it is a good profession and a Mexican to go far in it. Richard thinks it is funny that all his teachers want to suggest trades for him because he is Mexican. Richard just wants to learn all he can. Richard decides that codes...

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