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Old 2 February 2018, 16:04
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Tom Dreesen's hometown, as I recall.

Tough town even back in his day, he's said that when he joined the Navy, it was the first time in his life he ever had 3 meals a day, a clean bed and good shoes and clothes.
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Old 2 February 2018, 17:22
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Tom Dreesen's hometown, as I recall.

Tough town even back in his day, he's said that when he joined the Navy, it was the first time in his life he ever had 3 meals a day, a clean bed and good shoes and clothes.
Tom Dressen played left field for our softball team, Betty's Pub, before he made it big. Good fielder but not a great hitter. He was sleeping in his car in those days. He had an act, Tim and Tom, at one of the downtown comedy clubs. Thornton High School in Harvey has turned out a good number of NFL and NBA players.
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Old 5 February 2018, 16:45
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Chicago rapper gets 15 years on drug, gun charges

Paragraph 3: "According to court documents, Burris, who had been arrested more than 50 times................."

Fifty fucking times!!!

http://www.guns.com/2018/02/05/chica...g-gun-charges/

Some of these lawyers crack me up: "Seeking leniency, Burris’ attorney said the aspiring rapper came from a dysfunctional family, shared a close bond to his two children, only sold a small amount of narcotics — four grams of crack cocaine and 1.4 grams of heroin — to police, and has an opportunity to learn a trade from his uncle."
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Old 5 February 2018, 22:51
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only sold a small amount of narcotics four grams of crack cocaine and 1.4 grams of heroin to police, and has an opportunity to learn a trade from his uncle."
Sounds like he already learned a trade from his uncle.....

And now he gets to earn a decade worth of street cred. Play stupid games....
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