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Raymond's Run Short Story

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1) Squeaky feels fortunate to take care of Raymond because she is able to make sure Raymond gets the respect and care he deserves. For example, in the short story “Raymond’s Run”, the text talks about how Squeaky would much rather fight the person making fun of Raymond than letting them talk. This exemplifies the fact that Squeaky believes Raymond is a good person despite his health issues, and no one should be bullying him. Thus, Squeaky feels the need to stand up for her “younger brother.” To add on, Squeaky believed that even if she did not win the race, Raymond can grow up to be the next best runner. The text revealed Squeaky’s enthusiasm with Raymond’s ability to climb the fence and run swiftly. This leads on to the fact that Squeaky
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