"I've been out here for three months. You don't know what cold feels like until you have to sleep on the streets. I fall asleep on the sidewalk and I wake up on the sidewalk. You see her, over there? She's our queen. We protect her; nobody will mess with her because we won't let them. She don't say much, but she's with us. Just like you, you're safe with me. I won't let anybody say the wrong thing to you; nobody messing with you. I'll always protect you baby. You can go in the church to get warmed up. All the fellas try to get me to come in, but when I'm drinking, I just can't let myself. That's a sin on top of a sin. And I try to be a man of respect."
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