Take a journey with an individual struggling between the grip of crime and poverty and the American dream. Trapped between two cultures, in Part One, we are exposed to the 'gringo'side of the journey, where innocence is stolen and stripped away to unveil the raw nature of urban life in America. This is the journey of a lifetime. Expect the unexpected and prepare to become familiar with what you never knew existed. Strap yourself in and buckle up for a thrill ride between two worlds and two cultures, as the American dream is pursued.
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About the Author
Dr. Roper is a mestizo. Raised between two cultures, he has embraced both and continues in the role of educator to narrow the gap in understanding the difficulties faced by youth growing up in and attempting to navigate the hurdles that impede the developing sense of cultural identity of bi-cultural adolescents. Dr. Roper has earned an A.A.S., B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Clinical Counseling/Urban Education). An expert in the field of Adolescent Behavior Management, with varied interests, he has written on various topics, from Paint Balling to understanding Automaticity in Counseling Skills Acquisition. Awarded the NYNEX Teaching Fellowship, Dr. Roper split his time between New York City and Cleveland, where he maintained a thriving practice in both cities. No longer in private practice, he focused his energies on teaching and has taught at secondary and post secondary institutions. Professor Roper is semi- retired from teaching though still maintaining a small teaching load of doctoral students working to complete doctoral dissertations and works with a small group of Special Education students. Dr. Roper resides in New York City.