He struggled for 15 years, almost dying, against oxycontin, heroin and crack.
His mother died a long, lingering death of AIDS caused by dirty needles.
He stole his best friend's ATM card and withdrew $1100 worth of drug money in 6 hours.
He never had a father or even knew who his father was.
Did you guess... Jason Mewes, "Jay" from Jay and Silent Bob? Damn, this is a pretty fucked up story over here!! But a really neat piece of writing from Kevin Smith. (Forewarned: LONG!)