We Beat the Street
  • Author : Sampson Davis
  • Release Date : 30 June 2022
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 13 : 0142406279
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Book excerpt: Three boys, who made a pact to stick together through the rough times in their impoverished Newark neighborhood, found the strength to work through their difficulties and complete high school, college, and medical school together.

We Beat the Street

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