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Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Tog… Themes

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Cultural Differences

Cultural differences are a major factor in Same Kind of Different as Me for Ron and Denver to overcome in their relationship. Understanding develops early in life. Many similarities young Ron and Li'l Buddy have as children take on greater significance as the middle-aged homeless black man and millionaire white man get to know each other. Denver comments to Ron that ways of life are not better or worse. Words make them different. Eating outside along a riverbank is what black folks call dinner on the ground but white folks call picnic. Naming the same thing adds value. Raw fish is bait if a poor man puts it on a hook to catch big fish but on a plate in a rich man's restaurant it catches even bigger fish as sushi. Black folks catch fish to eat for dinner but white folks release fish they catch and...

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