The Other Wes Moore

Quotes from the book

"This book is meant to show us how... our destinies can be determined by a single stumble down the wrong path , or a tentative step down the right one." -- Wes Moore

"The chilling truth is that his life could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his." -- Wes Moore



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The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

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Teenage pregnancy 
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