- 3 years ago
CourtneyRLogan.com - and the book Shaped by Fire- I should be already dead. By day, I was consumed with the normal worries of being a black boy living in the hood. By night, the echoes of 9-millimeters and 12-gauge shotguns rocked me to sleep. I grew up with front-row seats to an ugly but fascinating underworld of poverty, drugs, and violence. My childhood was stripped from me. My family was in turmoil. My future, according to the statistics, was bleak. By the time I was a teenager, I had lived more than a 40-year-old man could attest to.
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