“I see a group of boys walking towards me, and I knew something was going to happen.”

When Darnell Moore (R) was a teenager in Camden, New Jersey, he didn’t know he was gay, but he did know he was an outcast.

It was the late 1980s and Darnell was a mild-mannered A-student in a city where kids were expected to be tough.

He told his longtime friend Bryan Epps (L) about growing up in his neighborhood–and about an incident that shaped his youth.

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Recorded in New York City, New York
Music Info: "Genius and Thieves" by Eluvium from the album An Accidental Memory in the Case of Death
Produced by Nadia Reiman
Facilitated by Von Diaz
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