Too harsh, too hungry, too many, that's why
They hustle to sustain life for their families as well as themselves. They live in a society where drugs, violence, and alcohol are ubiquitous. In this case they are prompted as such to fight amongst themselves over the little resources they’ve got. Its life or death because the streets are rough. People trying to survive by any means necessary because system packs them in a tight box so there’s not a lot to go around.
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