13. Afraid to Cry

Dean was known as the tough guy at . He always wore tight shirts that showed off muscles. He always pushed the skinny kids at . He always treated the teachers like they didn't . He never did his homework. He got in lot of fights. People were afraid of him, Dean loved it.

Dean's world turned upside down his brother passed away. He still went to . His English teacher was talking about Shakespeare, whom 's brother admired. Hearing about Shakespeare reminded Dean of own brother. His eyes started to water. He 't want anyone to see him cry. He got from his desk. "Dean, you can't get up I am teaching," Mr. Chen said.

Everyone stared Dean. Everyone could see the tears in his . They laughed at him. Dean ran out of classroom. Mr. Chen followed him and sat down him. "Dean, it's okay to cry. Something tragic . Go ahead and cry." Dean put his head Mr. Chen's shoulder and cried out loud. It the first time he cried in front of . It was the first time he didn't act .





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