Twenty by Samuel E. Barksdale

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Twenty year old Samuel E. Barksdale other known as Ed, grew up on the "Eastside" of town which was know for it''s drugs and violence. His parents worked extremely hard to make a better life for his brother and him. His mother worked two jobs constantly to assure that her kids wouldn't ever need anything. She wanted them to have things in life that she never got a chance to get when she was a kid. Ed became great friends with three extraordinary kids that would change his life. Many of Ed''s friends were from the other side of town which was know as the "Westside" The eastside and the westside would always have fights and shoot outs due to the money and the big drugs being sold by both sides. Those wars never affected Ed and his friends relationship. Ed''s friends loved to come stay with him and his father because most of them were without fathers. Ed''s father took care of his friends as if they were his own children giving the money, guidance, and knowledge about God. Ed''s only focus in life was to be sucessful like his father, but in order for him to do that he must deal with many different paths and situations that try to alter his way. He dealt with racial discrimination, peer pressure, sex/love, tragedy, violence, death and change. He had to find out who he was within himself before he could continue his life dream of being sucessful like his father. This is a dramatic yet exciting story of courage faith and belief.

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Twenty year old Samuel E. Barksdale attentended Wilmington College and received his Bacholor''s Degree in Business Management, and his Minors Degree in Human Resource Management. He has also attented Omega Realestate school to receive his Real Estate license to sell propetry. He''s aslo received his autobody shop certificate to work in a certified autobody shop. Samuel is a spiritual  young gifted man, who''s beliefs have coasted him a long way in life. His goal is to receive his Masters Degree in Human Resource Management , so that he''s able to be sucessful in life like his father!
Published November 24, 2004 by AuthorHouse. 136 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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