George Floyd's friends reflect on his striving, at times stumbling life

By Brad Brooks HOUSTON (Reuters) – Travis Cains looks over to the spot where he and George Floyd watched the world go by when they were young. All that’s left of the clubhouse across the street from the Cuney Homes projects where they debated sports and hip hop are two battered concrete steps now leading to nowhere. The clubhouse is long gone. It was on those steps that Cains — who considers himself Floyd’s older brother and stuck with him through the highs of sports stardom at school to the lows of addiction and incarceration — became convinced that Floyd was destined to make his mark on the …

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