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Breaking Bad Was Realistic

Breaking Bad Was Realistic Perhaps some of what was written in Breaking Bad was over kill. A story of an average now middle class family, with a full time mother, and a father that works two jobs, goes haywire. Walter discovers that he can cook meth and make more money in a short time than he could in a full career as a chemistry teacher. Setting a dollar amount on his new career choice, telling himself he will quit when he reaches that amount. Yet every time he has a new reason to continue. All the while keeping his new life hidden from his family, essentially living a double life. It can be said that Breaking bad accurately portrayed today’s society in regards to families suffering from the economic decline, health care system, money laundering, greed and self-destruction from power. Success is sometimes measured in different ways and Mr. White’s story is an example of this fact. He started out as a successful scientist and business man with a promising future. He was persuaded to believe that the company he owned with is partner was failing and he decided to sell his portion to get out only to find that he would struggle to replace his former income. Working two jobs to support his family, neither of them what he imagined he would be doing with his master degree in Chemistry. He was over qualified by his standards to be a Chemistry teacher in a local high school by day and a car wash cashier by night. Mr. White became angry and bitter, he like so many others in life that have had to downsize their income ended up working two jobs just to keep his home. They refer to this as “Underemployed”, in 2008, over 35% of college graduates were underemployed, by June of 2013 the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported that 44 % of graduates were underemployed (Bowyer, 2014, para 3). . This is something…...

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