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Duquan

Duquan "Dukie" Weems

Duquan "Dukie" Weems is a fictional character on the HBO drama The Wire, played by Jermaine Crawford. Dukie is a student at Edward Tilghman Middle School. He has a difficult home life because many of the adults in his home are either alcoholics or drug addicts. Because of his struggles through abject poverty - there is no running water in his house - he is a recurrent target for teasing and bullying for his poor hygiene, offensive body odor and dirty clothes. He relies heavily on his friends Namond Brice, Michael Lee and Randy Wagstaff for emotional and sometimes financial support, despite Namond's tendency to bully him. Michael remains loyal to Dukie, giving him both work ... more on Wikipedia

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