In 1994, after moving to the United States, Gustavo Fring established a college scholarship, known as the Max Arciniega Chemistry Scholarship, at the University of New Mexico Chemistry department. This scholarship honored Gustavo's dear friend, Maximino Arciniega. Gale was a recipient of the scholarship (perhaps one of three dozen), and this paid for his education ("Hermanos"). While at UNM, Gale received his Bachelor's degree, and graduated in 1999 ("Hermanos").
Kim: Jimmy, there's just a couple of things, from talking to Howard, that maybe we ought to go through.
Jimmy: Oh, yeah. Okay. Yeah, let's get it over with, you know? Rip the Band-Aid off, right?
Kim: Yeah. Uh, this is a release. It says basically that you won't contest the will.
Jimmy: If I sign it, I get my share?
Kim: That's about the size of it.
Jimmy: So, uh how much do I get?
Jimmy: Five K. Yeah. I can pay off my Mastercard. What else you got?
Kim: Um this is It's from Chuck. Nobody knows for sure what's in it. You don't have to open it right now
Jimmy: Let's see what the old boy has to say.
Kim: Okay, I'll I'll give you a minute alone.
Jimmy: No, no. Stay. I mean, uh, you want to hear this, right?
Kim: Yeah. If it's okay.
Jimmy: It's undated. Okay, here it goes.
"Dear Jimmy, I have left many things unsaid in our relationship through the years. Rather than all- allow- allow these unspoken thoughts to die with me, I've chosen to record them here for you. I hope you will take my words in the spirit in which they are intended."
"I remember quite clearly the day you came home from the hospital. You can't imagine the joy on Mom's face. I can honestly say I never saw her happier than she was on that day. You brought a shine to her life that nothing else ever did, and I'm glad of that."
"We have not always seen eye to eye. I expect that will continue to be so in the future. However, nothing will ever change the fact that we are brothers, flesh and blood. And though we are very different people, I want you to know how much I respect what you have made of yourself in these last few years. You have taken the opportunity I gave you in the mailroom, and you have run with it, becoming a valued member of the HHM family. For all the problems in your past, I'm proud we share the name McGill."
"I sincerely admire your energy and resilience. I used to worry about you finding a place in the world, but I'm not worried about that anymore. I'm certain now that, no matter what the future may bring, you'll land on your feet, and I hope when you read this, you remember me not only as your brother, but as a person you knew was always in your corner."
He signed it just "Chuck."
Well, say what you want, the man could write a letter.
Jimmy: It was always you, right? Right back to when I passed the bar and tried to join the firm. You didn't want me. Speak up. Tell me why. It's the least you can do for me now. I'm your brother. We're supposed to look out for each other. Why were you working against me, Chuck?
Chuck: You're not a real lawyer.
Jimmy: I'm what?
Chuck: You're not a real lawyer. University of American Samoa, for Christ's sake. An online course? What a joke. I worked my ass off to get where I am. And you take these shortcuts and you think suddenly you're my peer? You do what I do because you're funny and you can make people laugh? I committed my life to this. You don't slide into it like a cheap pair of slippers and reap all the rewards.
Jimmy: I thought you were proud of me.
Chuck: I was! When you straightened out and got a job in the mailroom, I was very proud.
Jimmy: So that's it then, right? Keep old Jimmy down in the mailroom. He's not good enough to be a lawyer.
Chuck: I know you. I know what you were, what you are. People don't change. You're Slippin' Jimmy. And Slippin' Jimmy I can handle just fine. Slippin' Jimmy with a law degree is like a chimp with a machine gun. The law is sacred. If you abuse that power, people get hurt. This is not a game. You have to know On some level, I know you know I'm right. You know I'm right.
Jimmy: I- I got you a 20 pound bag of ice. And some bacon, and some eggs, and a couple of those steaks that you like. Some fuel canisters. It's enough for three or four days. After that, you're on your own. I am done.
Chuck: Jimmy. Jimmy. Jimmy- Jimmy, come back inside. Jimmy! Jimmy.
I-I just wanted to say I'm sorry if you feel upset.
It was not my intention f-for you to feel upset.
Well, m-my intention was for Honey, it is top-of-the-line.
Then what is the point? You're saying I'm a I'm a thoughtless that I don't care, but it is a very, very expensive vacuum.
It It never loses suction! So, what you're saying is I've got I got to sleep in my office because I got you a gift?! Lynette? Lynette? Damn it.
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