Life In Philadelphia: One Woman’s Story! – The LanceScurv Show

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Depending on who you ask, life in Philadelphia could be considered great just as it can be seen as the worst place in the world.

It’s not only in Philadelphia where you’ll get such a wide range of responses, because it’s everywhere in the urban areas large and small because the world seems not to offer a hiding place from the somewhat ugly conditions that thrive around every corner of the world.

But in Philly – a close cousin of New York City – the gap between the rich and poor, the haves and have nots are just as broad as any other destination you could mention.

There are countless stories of prosperity and poverty all rolled in to a feeling of hope and hopelessness.

In the underbelly of the City Of Brotherly Love, some make it out while others seemed to be forever trapped because of the overwhelming mentality that causes them to get stuck in an invisible rut that appears as real as the police tape that lines their streets.

Here is one woman’s story derived from her experiences growing up from a unique perspective that many will never see.

Feel free to leave your reactions to this very riveting and compelling journey in the comment box below.

Peace, Righteous Love & Revolution Always,

Your Brother,

LanceScurv

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  • Vontonio Johns

    It wasn’t too long ago that the entire state of Florida (damn near) had a real bad outbreak in gang violence but they’ve been deploying U.S. Marshals and task forces all over and using “RICO” laws to combat it in the worst places. I don’t know what’s going on in Philly and Chicago but I’m willing to bet that both of these places have high levels of corruption, racism and probably a real lack of political will. I’m not sure but it’s just a wild guess since I’ve never been to any of these places before.

  • James Artemus

    I lost alot of people too. I also have lived all over the world, in and out of the military. My family and friends say the same about me about moving. However if you have friends, family and property you got to do what you got too. The streets will get you if you playing them. its alot of positive things hear like good jobs and schools and culture. When i leave philly, im proud of were im from. Especially because its ruff.

  • James Artemus

    I live in Philly still because i own property. Philly Kat’s is quick to end a fight this way. Im sorry for your lost sis. Its alot of cops hear getting killed also, like yeterday.

  • Abdul walee Paul

    My daughter lived in Philly and from time to time I would visit its no different than any other city but the thing which stood out for me was hiw in the black community there many condone wrong doing. that no snitch policy that a segment of oeople adhere to is killing the conmunity. but there was some good I saw while living there. so sad that lives are lost. being from Detroit I kniw all too well about feelings of hopelessness in these cities. We Need to Change as a Community

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