By Yale R. Jaffe
An area bookie peddles athletes to school coaches and develops a game making a bet operation headquartered on highschool video games. He recruits an associate to execute his final wager, one who might set them up financially for all times yet is fraught with possibility. The Chicago Police examine the grasping gamblers who may perhaps attempt to manage a highschool basketball playoff video game. an opportunity assembly among the daddy of a mediocre student-athlete and the bookie places in movement a series of occasions remodeling the participant right into a department 1 prospect utilizing unorthodox basketball education tools. Corrupt adults, who selfishly interact in dicy and exploitive behaviors, encompass the athlete: gangland profiteers, win-at-all-cost coaches, grasping highway brokers, shoe corporation representatives, collage recruiters, disloyal enthusiasts, and others. virtue drawback examines the motivations that force the encircling adults to corruption, betrayal, and greed.
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Instead, she was dedicated to this man with a radically different background. She knew that her parents would have trouble accepting her wishes, but she committed to her plans. Over the strident objections of Elizabeth’s family (primarily her father and brothers), Elizabeth and Marcus were married in a small, private wedding. The modest wedding belied the big blowout parties expected of a daughter of Jon’s social strata. He asked Marcus to stop calling him Mr. Handelair - a nice gesture except that he told Marcus to call him Jon, not Dad.
Cook County lockup was a god-awful place. Marcus grimaced in the back seat as the car returned from the airport into the city. His disposition became worse as his two “escorts” joked and laughed in the front seat. The only question they asked Marcus was whether he was ready to talk about his alleged crime. He found no comfort in their sarcastic conversation. His heart was racing. Marcus never experienced an arrest before. His hands were throbbing from the painfully tight handcuffs. He recognized the blighted neighborhood near 26th and California.
The word “kids” was ringing in her ears. She had no idea that he had children. She was shocked. This was going to be the worst date of her life. Her stomach flipped over. As if he did not have enough strikes against him already, she regretted ever making the bet with Marcus. Her face became flush. Any small amount of enthusiasm she might have had flew out of the window as they made the short drive to the near west side. Marcus parked the car in front of an old high school building in the Englewood neighborhood.
Advantage Disadvantage by Yale R. Jaffe