In Deadly Voyage, Kingsley Ofosu and eight other African men decide to stow away aboard a Ukrainian ship that is headed for New York. Unfortunately, the ship has already been heavily fined for permitting stowaways, and now that the first mate and the captains' jobs are on the line, they take matters into their own hands. The first mate and some crew members hunt down the nine men and proceed to tort...
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... a better life, a safer and happier life. However, if they make it to America--or wherever--at all, they are either deported immediately or set to the most menial tasks possible. The roads of America are not lined with gold, they are paved with the sweat and tears of those who want, more than anything, to be free.
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