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Drugs were Chicago man’s curse, then they saved him

Growing up on the streets of Chicago, surrounded by gangs and drugs with little, to no, parental guidance would doom just about anyone to a bleak future.

But it doesn’t have to.

Tonya Francisco introduces us to Jemal Gibson, who flipped the script by becoming a corporate executive who sells legal drugs.

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9 Comments to “Drugs were Chicago man’s curse, then they saved him”

    Zion said:
    February 12, 2013 at 10:46 PM

    Congratulations on having the courage to follow your dream, Jemal. You and Lisa make an inspiring team.

    Jeff said:
    February 13, 2013 at 3:23 AM

    Wow legal drug dealers what's next legal murderers Hmmmm

      Tech said:
      February 13, 2013 at 6:03 AM

      Yes. They're call law enforcement and the military….

        Lloyd Christmas said:
        February 13, 2013 at 11:26 AM

        ^scumbag

    Blessed said:
    February 13, 2013 at 9:20 AM

    Remarkable story of triumph despite a mountain of adversity, very inspiring!

    cherlon said:
    February 14, 2013 at 8:08 AM

    Very inspiring story!!!! You have truely been blessed! It is a pleasure knowing you and your beautiful family!! Keep up the outstanding work!!!!!

    tedros said:
    February 17, 2013 at 6:35 PM

    sounds like an opportunist

    jimno said:
    March 17, 2013 at 11:58 PM

    Fuck you worthless nigge r

    CT said:
    April 4, 2013 at 4:31 PM

    Good for you Jemal. I hope that your story will continue to touch the lives of millions who need that hope to inspired them from hopeless environments.

    Best Regards,

    CT

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