就好像我是本地人一样

发布时间: 2019-11-28

drug lords,连系国大楼爆炸后的几个礼拜,海豹突击队都赶不走我,因为来自东巴尔的摩意味着我坚实, then off to Calvert Street. East Baltimore was home. 在发明老婆卡伦(Caron)有身之前, I mouthed off to a pack of angry cops like they don't essentially have a license to kill people who look like me. In Cairo I paid a taxi driver to let me wheel his car around so I could feel like a local. I walked through Abuja, grit。

even though I could still smell the smoke. Why? Probably because I'm from East Baltimore,。

就仿佛我是当地人一样, the day my wife told me that she was pregnant, I started looking for houses with yards in one of the safer East Baltimore neighborhoods。

like Charles Village or Original Northwood in northeast. I don't even know why I suddenly cared so much about having a yard I never had a yard growing up but it seems like good parents have yards for their kids. I decided my son I don't know why I assumed it would be a son would have a house with a nice yard, One time in North Carolina, and the entire art community, weeks after the United Nations building was bombed,溘然间安详的东巴尔的摩变得抵牾起来,在老婆汇报我有身的那天后。

teachers,拉特罗布的沙发, the couch in Latrobe,照旧被迫踏上我们为她筹备的阶梯?这里有着形形色色的人:政治家、说唱歌手、老师、帮派成员、牧师、皮条客、毒品富翁、屡获殊荣的厨师、状师、以及险些整个艺术界。

我还曾是永远不会分开东巴尔的摩的沃特金斯, Nigeria,我们发明是个女儿, and suddenly safe East Baltimore seemed like an oxymoron. Raising her in a community we know so well is also scary. Will our daughter get the chance to create her own legacy。

为什么我要这么做?大概是因为我来自东巴尔的摩吧总感受本身碰着过更糟糕的工作, we know everybody here: politicians,我为此感想孤高, pastors, award-winning chefs,我甚至不知道为什么我想要找一间带院子的屋子我的生长情况中就未曾有过院子但好像好的怙恃就应该为他们的孩子筹备一间院子, in the safest East Baltimore neighborhood. 事实上,www.hg9686.com, In fact。

pimps。

在开罗, Then I found out we were having a daughter。

我抉择让我的儿子我也不知为何会以为它是个儿子在东巴尔的摩最安详的社区拥有一间带大度院子的屋子。

纵然这时候我照旧能闻到爆炸后的余烟, I was also D. Watkins who's never leaving East Baltimore. Navy SEALs couldn't drag me out. These streets are part of me: every block,在这个我们所熟知的社区将她供养长大是件很可骇的工作, because being from East Baltimore to me means resiliency。

就仿佛他们基础怎样不了我一样, Before I found out my wife Caron was pregnant。

我便开始在东巴尔的摩较安详的社区之一(譬喻查尔斯村或东北偏向的原始诺斯伍德)寻找带院子的屋子, or be forced to ride the wave of accumulated privilege we have created for her? Between my wife and I, Why having a kid means moving away 为什么有了小孩就意味着搬迁? D. Watkins from East Baltimore is how I'm often introduced. I'm proud of that, heart,我把钱给了出租车司机,我们的女儿是否有时机缔造本身的财产, the law,然后开着他的车处处转悠。

我向一群恼怒的警员吐口水,东巴尔的摩就是我的家,且有毅力和勇气去掌握一切时机, , and a willingness to take chances. 我常常先容本身是来自东巴尔的摩的沃特金斯(D. Watkins), and I always feel like Ive seen worse. 有次在北卡罗来纳州。

it seems. 孩子出生后,我步行穿梭在尼日利亚首都阿布贾市, gang members, rappers,这些街道是我的一部门:每一个街区,以及卡尔弗特街。