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Denver Moore

Denver Moore is a black man born and raised in Red River Parish, Louisiana. Denver is raised by his grandmother Big Mama and grandfather PawPaw because his mother is too young to raise him and his father abandons him. A modern-day slave, Denver is the victim of racism. He is stuck working on a cotton plantation and lives in abject poverty with his family. At age 27, he hops a freight train just to escape the poverty, and he becomes homelessness on the streets of Fort Worth, Texas. He sees this as an improvement in his life.

Throughout his time on the streets, Denver becomes a familiar fixture of Hobo Jungles where he smokes and drinks. He turns himself in to jail after a series of violent outbursts, including a stick-up robbery of a bus. Denver does his time and leaves ten years before his maximum sentence...

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