85. The Hard Truth

Harold loved to draw. His love for drawing when he was five years old. He went a museum when he was five years old was fascinated by all the drawings. His mom him that maybe someday his art would be on the walls. Since then, he had drawn every day. However, there was one big problem. was not good at drawing. He wasn't terrible, he was definitely average.

Harold is now 10 old, and for five years his parents and have been telling him how great he is. believed them. At school, he saw a flyer a drawing competition among 5th graders. The theme environmental awareness. The 1st place winner would get . Harold was super excited when he saw the . It was a chance for him to show his skills.

Harold told his parents about the . His mom and dad nervously looked at each . They didn't want him to find out that was actually not a good artist. They told what they really thought of his artwork. "So don't think I'm good?" he asked. They shook heads. Harold was so upset that he tore his art. He locked himself in his room. night, his parents went to his room to him his dinner. "Son, we feel really bad. think it's great that you want to keep , so your mother and I decided to sign up for art lessons," Harold's dad said. Harold up to his parents and gave them a .