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- "Guy at the food center told me you might have some weed, Demerol maybe?"
- —Megan to the Govenor about Duane.[src]
Nothing is known about Duane's life before or as the outbreak began. It is possible that he lived in or near Woodbury.
Duane is first mentioned when Megan Lafferty visits Brian Blake. She tells him that while at the food center, Duane informed her that she could find marijuana and possibly Demerol at The Governor's house. Brian wonders how Duane would have known something like that.