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...SO WHEN THE KID COMES HOME FROM COLLEGE, I NEVER

KNOW WHAT TO FEED HIM ANYMORE.

HELL, I USUALLY

JUST EAT CEREAL OR SOMETHIN' I DON'T HAVE TO COOK.

I MEAN, I GOTTA SERVE PEOPLE ALL DAMN DAY AT MY JOB, I AIN'T THE KID'S SHORT-ORDER COOK TOO.

H EH—YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN? ...FELLA?

...YOU DON'T

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gene pools.

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OTHER

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STARVATION.

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spArE HIM.

WH-WHAT PROBLEM?


WHY DO YOU DESERVE TO LIVE?


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15 MILES OUTSIDE VICTORIE CITY

i cArRY THIS OUT IS VERY ImPORTANt.

yOU CAN'T Be SLOPPY WITH THESE THINGS, IT TAKES SKIlL AND

p REParATION.

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...YOU'LL BE NUMBER NINE. AND SHe

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BE NUmBER TEN .

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WHAT

FROM YOU.

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SaVE YOU.

THOSe DUmB-ASs PIGS ARE TOO BUSY TAKING BRIBES AND CHASING WHORES .

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