The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates - Section VIII: Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, the final chapter, is titled “Surrounded.” It takes place in 2000.

Mary was watching the news on television. There was a story about two masked men who held up J. Browns Jewelers. These two ordered everyone to the ground while another two came in with mallets to smash the glass cases.

One of the people held at gunpoint was Sgt. Bruce Prothero, a 35-year-old police officer working a second job as a security guard to care for his five young kids.

The robbers made away with $438,000 worth of items. They made it to two getaway cars they had bought at an auction the week before. Prothero followed them out, with his gun drawn. He managed to make it to one of the cars when one of the people inside fired three shots into his head and chest.

Since Prothero was an officer...

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