The Life Of Al Capone
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The life of Al Capone
In the early spring of 1899, a big Italian family immigrant to Brooklyn, New York, and their fourth children was born.
Living in poverty there was not much to do in order to get any food or additional supplies that my family couldnt afford. Living in a really though neighborhood I affiliated with two of Brooklyns best known and respected “kid mobs” The Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors. During that time I was trying to store-lift and steal all kinds of belongings from shops, markets and other people. While still being intelligent in school in the sixth grade, when I was about 14 years old I decided to drop out of school and go back to the street life thinking that there was a better future for me in order to get a decent job and financial support. While being a mob member I worked at some scrubby jobs at candy stores, bowling allies and book binders. During those years I became friends with several people that were fairly about the same age as me. One of them became my very true best friend. He helped me out when I was in trouble and I did the same when he needed my help.
“This is pretty much my story. The story of my growing up in the streets of New York, living in a large Italian family, and becoming leader of one of the most feared gangs in Chicago. Though, after having earned my “Dirty Money”. It is time to retire from my “position”. But before I do so, in a prestigious way, I have to make sure leadership of our mob is under the control of a great and honorable leader, one that I can trust in the case of a rival gang war. To ensure that would happen, I had to plan the assassination of Johnny Torrio. Which took place on February 14th, 1929.
AI got his crew ready to rush the Mansion of Johnny Torrio, but they also had to make sure they would not be seen by anyone, incase Torrio had bodyguards, or any other people working for him at his mansion. By now Al was pretty good