The Other Wes Moore: A Timeline

Timeline created by MQPixie
  • Wes Moore is born

    Wes Moore is born
    For the purpose of this timeline, he will be refered to as Wes. He is currently serving a life sentence in prison for shooting and killing a police officer.
  • Westley Watende Omari Moore is born

    Westley Watende Omari Moore is born
    This Wes Moor will, for the pupose of this timeline, be refered to as Westley.
  • Westley's father dies

    Westley's father dies
    Westly is now the man in the family and feels obligated to take care of his mother and sisters.
  • Wes is arrested for the first time.

    Wes is arrested for the first time.
    When someone does something Wes does not approve of his motto is "send a message" and hurt them back, harder.
  • Westley and his mother and two sisters move in to grandparents house in New York.

    Westley and his mother and two sisters move in to grandparents house in New York.
    Westley has a set of rules to follow and attends a private school. Which he gets suspended from for fighting.
  • Wes's older brother gets shot while dealing drugs.

    Wes's older brother gets shot while dealing drugs.
    Wes reconsiders being a part of the "drug game" but does not stop dealing.
  • Wes does drugs for the first time.

    Wes does drugs for the first time.
    Wes realizes how powerful and dangerous drugs can be but he still continues to sell them.
  • Westley starts ditching school

    Westley starts ditching school
    Westley picks when he goes to school and as a result isn't doing very well. His mother is becoming worried.
  • Westley gets arrested for the first time.

    Westley gets arrested for the first time.
    Westley "splashes in the shallow end of the criminal pool" by tagging walls and gets arrested but not charged. His mother does not find out.
  • Wes gets arrested and sent to prision for 3 years for shooting a man.

    Wes gets arrested and sent to prision for 3 years for shooting a man.
    This is his first time in prision but not his last.
  • Wes becomes a father.

    Wes becomes a father.
    For the first time.
  • Wes becomes a father

    Wes becomes a father
    For the second time. His older child and this child share a mother.
  • Wes gets arrested.

    Wes gets arrested.
    He accidentaly sells drugs to a police officer.
  • Wes Becomes a father.

    Wes Becomes a father.
    For a third time. This child and the previous two do not have the same mother.
  • Wes becomes a father

    Wes becomes a father
    For the fourth and final time. This child and the third child share a mother.
  • Wes joins Job Corps

    To try and turn his life around, Wes earns his GED and then learns enough to become a successful carpenter. He realizes very soon after graduation that he makes more money in the "drug game" and returns to selling drugs.
  • Wes is arrested.

    Wes is arrested.
    And put in jail for life on the charge of shooting and killing a police officer.
  • Westley gets sent to military school.

    Westley gets sent to military school.
    Everyone in the family chips into pay tuition and Westley is shipped off against his wishes.
  • Westley becomes a sargent

    Westley becomes a sargent
    After deciding he likes both school and the millitary, Westley becomes a sargent.