Will Chuck Forget?
Chuck is terrified to go to school. He has stuttering. Others laugh when he says something. He has a breakdown at school.
Some boys do feel bad but have no courage to tell and stand up for him. The teacher pretends nothing is wrong.
Chuck went missing.
Who is responsible?
What can his friends do if he is found?
What does it mean to watch and look the other way?
Will his teachers take initiative and how?
What can his family do?
Will Chuck forget?
End of the story.
I wrote this story when I was in Austin with Soma in October 2013. It is part of a book of stories for discussions. Two Houses is one of the stories. There is another in Halo’s Voices and more.
If you are bullied, tell someone . It is not you who should feel shame.