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By Lance Parks

The Hanged guy is the extraordinary actual tale of a guy surrounded by way of trauma and violence who's compelled to develop into a superman that allows you to live to tell the tale. The occasions that forge Ron Van Clief are attributable to harsh conditions, fierce racism, and tragic offerings, even if Van Clief doesn't succumb to victimization. With an iron will, he turns into “The Black Dragon”: the 1st black martial arts movie famous person, and one of many maximum martial artists of all time. His selection to win – regardless of bad odds–exacts a heavy toll and his existence turns into a curler coaster trip with amazing highs, devastating lows, and quite a lot of cliff-hangers. Ron’s biography reads like a microcosm of the yank event in main issue. His father is so abusive that as Ron plots his homicide. just a couple of years later Ron is de facto lynched by means of a gang of racists and left to die. In Vietnam he's compelled to develop into a killing desktop. at the decrease East facet of recent York, drug lords try and gun down Ron and his baby. He tears via numerous unsatisfied relationships with girls. he's via turns filthy rich and homeless. there's severe harm inside of, and one tragic loss nonetheless haunts him to today. regardless of those struggles, Ron miraculously attains excellence and status being a guy between men.

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