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L.G. Wise
Marvel Levette Collins
Brooklyn, N.Y.

L.G. Wise was born in Belhaven, North Carolina. However, he spent most of his life in Brooklyn, N.Y. His mother gave birth to him at the young age of 14, and his father (a married man) left them after L.G. Wise celebrated his second birthday. With only a sixth grade education and a two-year-old to support, his mother turned to illegal activities to make life a little "easier."

After months of frustration, she was still unable to care for her young child. L.G. Wise's grandmother stepped in and raised him along with her children and other grandchildren.

Throughout L.G. Wise's childhood, he never had proper guidance. He soon turned to the streets for everything he lacked at home. At age eleven, he met some local gang members who took him in as a younger brother. L. G. Wise was the youngest of the bunch and was adopted by th