The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace - Section 3: Chapters 6-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 begins with freshmen moving into their dorms at Yale University. There was a meeting between two worlds as the Hobbses met the Peaces. Jeff's father, a surgeon, and his mother, met Jackie and Rob. There was an awkwardness that comes from people meeting for the first time, made worse by the fact that there was little in common. There were two other roommates in their suite. Ty Cantey was a half-black, half-Japanese man. He and Jeff both ran the 400 meter hurdles, so they roomed together. Dan Murray, a white man from Seattle, roomed with Rob.

People had compared their rooms to prison cells in how small they were. The author notes that they were actually slightly larger than Skeet's room at Trenton State. Jeff was a rich student whose older siblings had gone through this before. They all attended Yale. He...

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