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In his debut, Chestnut played the college-bound Rickey in Jonh Singleton's Boyz in the Hood, alongside the man in the previous photo (Cuba Gooding, Jr.). Probably one of the most heart-wrenching scenes in the film is when Rickey dies while going to the store for milk.
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