Comparing Life And Death By Wes Moore And Maria Reyes

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Life and Death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. Wes Moore and Maria Reyes were right along those different sides. Life and Death was written by the authors John Malcom and Candace Jaye, with each telling the different profiles of Wes Moore and Maria Reyes. Life and Death is a Biography in which, John and Candace, the authors, discuss about Wes Moore and Maria Reyes and their life experiences between life and death. Wes Moore grew up in Baltimore and Maria Reyes grew up in Los Angeles, they both had to make a big turn around for their life. “Some decisions are just that important” as quoted on the book’s cover. At one point in everyone’s life, we’ve all faced with situations where we had to make important decisions and deal with them as well, of course similar to what Maria and Wes went through. …show more content…

However, not knowing he’ll soon to meet someone with the same name as him but strangely, they both also had different paths.Wes moore met a convicted murderer around the same age, the same name and even from the same state. Nevertheless, he soon tried to figure out where their paths had split. Maria Reyes faced a difficult choice which is what impacted her life as a whole. By the age of 13, Maria had already been arrested for carjacking, drugs, and weapons possession. Being raised on Gang violence, the lifestyle she chose fitted right in with her. Maria still had a decision to make, turn on her family or save an innocent man’s

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