Last thursday the world lost a former stickup man, but not just any former stickup man, Donnie Andrews. Andrew’s life inspired the creation of, HBO’s “The Wire” character, Omar Little. Donnie Andrews passed away due to complications during an emergency heart surgery. Andrew’s managed to turn his life around for the better, starting a foundation, “Why Murder?,”writing for Emmy Award Winning series, “The Wire,” among much more. Click below for the full story.

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