The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates - Section II: Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 is titled “In Search of Home.” The events occur in 1984. Wes is eight years old.

Wes’ family was moved several times, each time to avoid a bad person or a bad neighborhood. Tony, his older brother, became a parental unit when his mother was working, which was a lot. However, Tony was hanging around Tony’s father’s projects. He had become a dealer before he was ten. Now fourteen, Tony had earned his reputation in at least one shootout. He had an ice grille, a face with dead, cold eyes but one that would be known to express fire. But he kept trying to keep his little brother out of the action. Wes did not appreciate this, thinking Tony was being a hypocrite.

Wes was not doing well in school, but he was doing well in football. He was athletic...

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