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...; he was an emotionally and psychologically abusive father to Cory, and possibly to Rose as well; plus he betrayed Rose by sleeping with another woman, and not only did he show no signs of remorse or regret, but he continued to see Alberta even after he confessed to Rose about having an affair and cheating on her. Is it true that Troy had a rough life, yes, but that’s no excuse for what he did. He didn’t learn from his past experiences. He didn’t try to change or fix his mistakes. A three-dimensional villain he may be, but he is still a villain in the end.
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