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Always Running

Author Luis Rodriguez brings a message of cautious optimism. While he admits that many people he knew as a youth did not live very long, he does not regard his own story of survival and success as...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2019 2:32 am UTC

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Like a lot of young kids growing up in a poor inner-city area, Luis finds himself systematically excluded from society, held down by a culture of discrimination and low expectations. In such a grim...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2018 11:36 am UTC

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Always Running is the memoir of Luis J. Rodriguez about his life among gang members in Los Angeles. Because of the topic material, drugs are a frequent topic throughout the book. There are a few...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2019 11:57 pm UTC

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There are actually a number of reasons why this is possible. When you run, your stomach bounces around so anything in it also bounces with it. If you have eaten something just before you run, or...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2010 10:01 am UTC

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The general setting for most of the book Always Running is Los Angeles, California. More specifically, the setting focuses on the ghettos of Los Angeles. Chapter five takes place in the area of...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2015 4:22 pm UTC

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Always Running is Luis Rodriguez's memoir about growing up and joining gangs in Los Angeles. Rodriguez might not have thought in these terms, but the inequality present in Los Angeles society was...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2019 6:40 pm UTC

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Luis J. Rodriguez was born in El Paso Texas. Both of his parents came from Ciudad Jauaraez, Chihuahua. They wanted to have their children on the American side of the border to ease their life into...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2014 3:39 pm UTC

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Luis's father was an immigrant from Mexico. He came to Texas first, but then brought the family to Los Angeles. This is where he lost control of Luis, who joined a gang. The gang, for better or...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2012 1:23 am UTC

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