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He was a linebacker for his football team at Boonton High School and was All-State by the end of his semester.
They often hung out at the Ooh Fa pizza restaurant which brought them into contact with Christopher Moltisanti.
At this point, his mother Rosalie Aprile began a romantic relationship with Soprano capo Ralph Cifaretto.
Ralph was more of a transient character in his life than a parent who was actively involved with his life or development as a young man.
However, Richie was killed by his fiancee Janice Soprano and for a time thereafter, Jackie was back on the straight and narrow.
He went back to school and tried to work hard, but was unable to do well.