My Dad Once Woke the Family Up By Gunshot

Photo credit: Nicholas Gomez

Growing up I always wanted to be a gangster.

I didn’t know about the real gangsters yet: the parents, the doctors, the artists. I knew about Scorsese’s gangsters. I knew that violence was how you got things done. That’s how I got things done. I once threatened my brother with a knife to defend my pizza. Another time I pointed a bow…

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Nicholas Gomez

Nicholas Gomez

Writer. Podcaster. Recovering Codependent. IG: @authoredbynick Sharing my personal truth to try and help others. https://sendfox.com/nikoagf