A Speech for Youngsters in Harlem(the Movie Precious)

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Speech for teenagers in Harlem

Dear fellow citizen my name is Precious and I am coming here today to hold a speech for you, about what my point of view is how it is to live in this part of the city Harlem. I would like to do it so that I can get my opinion out to you all. I would also like to do it so that I can explain how we can help each other to make it a better place to live in.

Harlem is a ghetto and probably the worst one in New York. The reason it is, because people like some of you are giving the street a bad reputation. There are too many crackers that are selling drugs when they should obey the law and there are also to many of you that are buying and taking the drugs while making crimes. Harlem has one of the biggest crime rates in New York. And that make it dangerous to live in. Many of us also have a bad social live here in the ghetto. Some of us because we have parents that are bad to us while other of us because we are making crimes with others or because joining gangs we think are “cool” to join. But gangs and crimes are only leading to bad influence on your lives. Some of us are also not guilty in our bad lives we can have poorly live because our parents are not threating us well.

For those reasons I would try to say to all of you how we can make this a better place to live in. A good advice is, do not join any gangs because it will slowly evolve into worse thing’s for instance drugs, burglary and much other worse things.

My life has been hard. My farther raped me and give me two kids that I have had to take care of alone while caring a deadly disease in a young age. My mother did not either threat me well either, and I could not read or write before I got to a special school. But I could still move on with my life learn to accept disadvantage and move on to try to be a educated person that can work in the society.

How I changed…...

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