Playing the Dangerous Games of hustling, selling drugs and being a gangsta turned Spanky into a quadriplegic. For most, that would have been enough to make them leave the game forever, but not Spanky. In this sequel to "Love, Loyalty & Dangerous Games," Spanky returns to New York City. His appetite for revenge and having money dictates his moves. Spanky returns to the game, seeking the love of the women he knew and the loyalty of his ...
Playing the Dangerous Games of hustling, selling drugs and being a gangsta turned Spanky into a quadriplegic. For most, that would have been enough to make them leave the game forever, but not Spanky. In this sequel to "Love, Loyalty & Dangerous Games," Spanky returns to New York City. His appetite for revenge and having money dictates his moves.
Spanky returns to the game, seeking the love of the women he knew and the loyalty of his "man's". Only this time he finds out the truth.
It's not long before he understands that words like loyalty, keeping it real and friends mean different things on the streets. Loyalty meant being true to someone as long as they're doing something for you. Keeping it real meant corrupting the hood with drugs, while convincing yourself it's something you would die or kill for. Friends are people who envy you, while waiting for an opportunity to take your place.
In essence, he came to realize that true love and unwavering loyalty don't exist amidst the Dangerous Games played on the streets of New York City.
Kawand S. Crawford was born August 8, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He was raised in Marlboro projects, just a few blocks away from Coney Island. While attending Lafayette High School he played many sports including varsity football.
He later traded a life of sports and education for the fast life of the streets. After years of committing crimes and selling drugs during the 1980's, the streets labeled him one of Brooklyn's biggest drug dealers. On June 20th 1990, Kawand's life was forever changed when he was seriously injured in an accident, which left him paralyzed from the chest down.
In 1994, after losing several close friends and family members to street violence and prison Kawand made the decision to give up the life of fast money and crime.
In 1996, Kawand enrolled in Medgar Evers College, a City University of New York. While attending college, Kawand received numerous awards for academic excellence from various campus organizations. He was recognized by the University Student Senate, and received their Profile of Courage Award for outstanding achievements and being an inspiration to individuals with disabilities.
In 1999, Kawand graduated with his Associates Degree in Business Administration's and in 2002 he received Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
In 2003, Kawand met Minister Candy S. Williams (R. I. P), founder of AA Life pUBLICATION. After being blown away by his manuscript she assisted with the publishing and release of "Love, Loyalty & Dangerous Games" in 2004.
After popular demand and inspiring reviews, Kawand wrote and released "Dangerous Games No Love No Loyalty" a sequel to his first novel.
Kawand S. Crawford has grown past his teenage life of crimes and has given his life to God. He hopes through his writings that he can inspire and encourage troubled teenagers not to follow the path he once took.