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Unformatted text preview: decided that he would say that his dad gave him 15 dollars to donate to try and impress Helene, and the teacher said you dont have a dad and if you did he wouldnt have 15 dollars to donate because we are collecting this money for people on welfare like you. This crushed the little boy, he had worked so hard for that 15 dollars and he just wanted to give something back to try and impress Helene but the teacher totally humiliated him in front of everybody. After that he felt shame everywhere. He hated having to wear the one plad jacket that all the people on welfare had. He finally had enough of the jacket and threw it away on the other street. He never even thought about that until the teacher crushed his spirit....
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- Spring '08