Oh, how I love 67208, 12th and Dellrose. 

Norfside. Wichita, KS.

Home of the Pimps, Players and Hustlers. 

A hood. 

My hood.

My people. 

 

Real Go-Getters. 

 

Oh, 67208! You don’t know how much I love you!

I wanna give you your flowers while I still can…. For molding me into the woman that I am today!

Hard Body, Straight PRESSURE. Fr

 

67208!

I can close my eyes and hear the laughter and yelling coming from the kids down the block.

I can see the basketball game going on at the corner house.

And

As I look a few houses down, I can see the boys fighting over the basketball game. 

 

Just nosey!

 

I’m running 3 houses down just to see the drama. Nosey!

 

Outside jumping on the trampoline in my backyard. 

Front flips. Back flips.

I can smell my grandma’s cooking coming from that window facing us. 

 

Look up and the street light is flickering.

Time to get that ass in the house!

 

67208, without you there would be no me. You raised me, molded me and gave me the game to not just survive but live! I love you!

-Dynasty Bowen, I Am Why Consultant



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