My Defenders

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Children stand by, ready to defend me.

Submitted: March 19, 2016

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They lined up, one by one, on either side of me—the sturdy and non-sturdy grade 1 boys. As the cordon of rude grade 6 girls confronted me and became more clamorous and defiant, plying me with unwanted questions and refusing to back off, I felt and saw out of the corner of my eye the boys approach and form a solidarity with me, their faces serious and firm. This was love, love unspoken, but they were there for me in my time of need, silently stating their support and warning to the girls not to go too far.


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