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Violation In High School

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When I was in the fourth grade I learned that it is always important to stand up for others, even if you lose people who you thought were friends in the process. During recess, my group of friends would always play under a broad-leafed shade tree on the corner of the playground. We would usually play silly games, such as ‘house’ and a form of tag. The days were generally peaceful, except when arguments broke out. With the group being a group of eight to nine-year-olds, small disputes would be expected from time to time. The worst ones happened between a boy and a girl in our group who I will call A and B. A had just moved to the town over the summer, so she didn't know many people. One day, we were all playing a game of freeze tag. A was the one that was ‘it,' and the game had been going on for some time. The only people left unfrozen were B, and myself. Everyone else was very tired. We had made a rule that the game only ends when everyone is frozen; therefore, the games were prone to go on for long periods of time.…show more content…
Though, while attempting to grab him, B swung his leg and knocked her down. We had a rule that a player was not allowed to knock over another player- or the person who was it- on purpose. Violation of this rule resulted in an immediate…show more content…
I wish this could end in a happy ‘they all got along in the end' sort of way, but that would be dishonest. B never hung out or talked with any of us again, and in the sixth grade, he moved to another state. I sometimes wonder what is going on in his life. If you ask me if I regret sticking up for A, I will always answer that I do not. We are still best friends to this day, and even if I don't talk to the others anymore, I will never forget the lesson that I learned. I learned that it is always important to stand up for others, even if you lose people who you thought were friends in the
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