Open Sesame, see? The street never closed on us
XV uses a play on words to describe how the street life (drug dealing, violence, sex) was always openly accessible to young kids.
“Open sesame,” is a magical phrase spoken by Ali Baba in the story Ali Baba and the Fourty Thieves.
I hope he isn’t referring to these streets…
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