The Other Wes Moore Book Report

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The book “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” talks about two young kids that has same name, lives in the same neighborhood, but has different destinies. The author Wes mother Joy was a single mother, as the other Wes mother Mary was a single mother by different circumstances. Also, an essential play roll at the book is that both mothers wants to give their child education and be successful for the future. Both Wes’s are going in the same path of getting into trouble and being rebels. They are acting unreasonably and taking the wrong decisions that would affect them self in the future. As I stared to read in chapter 1 “Is daddy coming with us?” the author talks about Joy second husband Westly, he used to work in radio show. Westly had not been feeling healthy, due to that he had to be taken to the hospital. In the hospital didn’t knowing what to do with his symptoms, so the doctor decide to send him home to rest. Later, he collapsed…show more content…
Wes and his friend, Shea, were arrested by the police for the graffiti. The police officers decided to give Wes and Shea a second chance after Wes cry because he didn’t want to disappoint his mother. The Other Wes was jealous about his brother Tony about his drug operation that he decide to started selling drugs and the money he receive would buy all the clothes he wanted. Tony was suspecting about Wes being a DJ. In the book The Other Wes Moore One name, Two fates the author said, “Tony has now spend over a decade dealing drugs and knew how much money could be made in the game” He didn’t think about the consequences and how was going to affect his mother. The other Wes told his mother that was a DJ and getting pay for the work. How can this affect the future of both Wes if they are rolling into drug selling or damaging private
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