What if Duke never accepted the methamphetamine the circus pushed?

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Re: What if Duke never accepted the methamphetamine the circus pushed?

Post by Kishor Rao » 25 Nov 2018, 01:16

Even if Duke had not accepted methamphetamine offered by the circus company, we know that he was an alcoholic. So I don't think life would have been any different for him.
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Post by Radiant3 » 13 Jan 2019, 12:44

I think his life would have turned out completely differently. Perhaps he might have chosen a different path in life, if he was unable to cope with the circus life.

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Post by Shrabastee » 15 Jan 2019, 03:28

I believe, the meth given out by the circus authorities were supposed to help them cope with the back-breaking schedule. I am not trying to justify the abuse, but instead trying to point out the reason why it was required in the first place. So if Duke refrained from taking meth, as he certainly could have chosen to do, would he still be able to cope with the demands a circus sideshow's life invariably possesses?

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