Wuornos grandfather beat her and her grandmother was an alcoholic. When she was just 11 years old she started trading sexual favors for money, beer, cigarettes. She suffered through this for a few years and at the age of 14 years old, she was given up for adoption, but soon after she was kicked out of the house. During this time she was spending more time way from the house and traveling alone around the country under assumed names and living in the woods. In the early 1980’s Wuornos found out that her brother died of cancer, this is when she moved to Florida and began working as a prostitute.
After having suspicion of his eighteen year old daughter, Milly, he follows her one night where he discovers her with a circus man. After learning that Milly was impregnated by the man, Hines shot and murdered the man. Although Milly claimed that the man told her he was Mexican the circus owner said the man, “really was part n***** instead of Mexican” (Faulkner 153). Hines could not cope with the fact that the father of his grandchild could be part black. He struggled to find a doctor that would perform an abortion, which led him to start going crazy.
After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her. Even though her grandmother helped her build her self-confidence, Maya felt guilty of causing his death by speaking his name so she stopped talking for about five years. In 1944, a short high school relationship led to a pregnancy in which she gave birth to her son, Guy, at the age of 16. Six years later she married a greek
In 1965, a small time family with big time dreams are caught up in the biggest drug smuggling operation in United States history. The family includes Jeff and Annie Hobbitt, as well as their two children, Bobbi and Georgia Hobbitt. The Hobbitt’s smuggled drugs from Mexico on numerous occasions before Georgia was pulled over by Texas State Troopers in 1968 in which she began to believe that their big time operation was under fire; thus, her father, the chemist, began manufacturing crack cocaine. Jeff contributed to five other states for crack cocaine, his son and daughter collected the money, while transporting the merchandise back and forth from the surrounding states. Annie, the mother and wife, created a large barrier around their lab by purchasing razor wire fencing and planted numerous trees around the area for camouflage.
Arthur J. Shawcross, a notorious serial killer, claimed to have had a very troubled childhood. Without facts to support, he alleges that he was sexually abused by his mother until he decided to run away in the ninth grade. Later, when Shawcross served in Vietnam, he claimed, although he had never served in combat, that he had beheaded a woman. Upon discharge from the U.S. Army, he returned to Watertown, New York. Arthur Shawcross would go on to murder fourteen year old, Jack Blake and eight year old, Karen Hill in 1971 and 1972 as well as eleven women from 1988 to 1989.
Steven Soderbergh’s famous movie, Traffic (2000) provides viewers with heavy insight at the “war on drugs” in the United States. It discusses this international drug issue through three twisted stories. The first story is mainly set in Mexico City and other parts of the country, in which a new “drug czar” of Ohio state Supreme Court, Robert Wakefield (Michael Douglas), is appointed. As Wakefield tries to cope with his new position under difficult circumstances, and because he is away from his family for long periods of time, his sixteen-year-old daughter, Caroline become addicted to crack cocaine, but what’s unusual about Caroline is that she’s an honor student and National Merit Finalist. The second story takes place between the small-town
Before he went by logic he rapped by the name psychological. Logic was raised by a single mother and his father was addicted to cocaine, his sister was a prostitute, his brother was a drug dealer. His childhood was tough. His mother was stabbed,raped and she had tried to choke him to death when he was a child. Before his father was an addict he was a musician, he played with people like Chuck Brown and EU.
Maria’s friend Lucy, who she met from being under the same circumstances had her troubles flying to New York. Lucy had a drug pellet that ruptured inside of her, furthermore was incompetent to get hospitalized; when they arrived to New York.No one cared for Lucy other than Maria.Lucy was un-able to fight in order to survive and perished. The drug dealers refuse to give the money to Lucy’s family. All the money Maria made; bringing drugs in America was given away towards the end of the film. She gave the money to a individual who can help her arrange Lucy’s body to be sent back to Colombia.
7. A Brighter Summer Day (Edward Yang, 1991) The film is based on a 1961 episode that Edward Yang remembers from his school days, when the 14-year-old son of a civil servant murdered his girlfriend, who was also a member of a teenager gang, in a highly publicized case that led to the first juvenile trial in Taiwan. The film focuses on Xiao S 'ir and his family, who have emigrated from the mainland in order for the father to pursue a better career due to his political and social connections. However, the new policies of the government during the 60 's leave the father without influence and the family in a an awful social, cultural and financial situations that eventually leads S 'ir to join a teenager gang, named Little Park Boys, who is in a constant territory war with another similar gang named 217. Eventually S 'ir meets, befriends and falls for Ming, the ex-girlfriend of the leader of a rival gang named Honey, who has gone into hiding after supposedly killing a romantic rival.
According to “The Accidental Sex Offender” by Abigail Pesta, a Texas teenager was put on the sex offender registry because he has consensual sex with his underage girlfriend he had been with for over a year. It is said that the mother of the teenager girl reported her daughter’s boyfriend to the local authorities because she wanted the couple to stop having sex. The mother was unaware of the affects she would cause by doing so, she thought the local authorities would just speak to the boy, but instead the pursed a case against Frank with charges of statutory rape. The sex offered law should be changed for people that are in the same situation as frank. People like Frank didn’t commit the kind of crimes that violent pedophiles and rapist committed.
While Lee was studying and working hard to keep his grades up and learn as much possible, Grant would go out and drink at bars and have a fun time doing things he should not be doing. Especially for an Army officer. Grant was not the best student either, graduating 21st in his class of 39. What made Grant a great general was that he took great risks that was sure would