By: Paul Langan
Darrell went to the store to get oranges for his mom one day. He saw Tyray and Rodney there and they told Darrell that he had to pay him 10$ every week or else he would do something bad to him. So Darrell thought he had no choice but to pay him because he was afraid of what Tyray would do to him. After that, Tyray cut the orange bag opened and crushed the oranges. He did make a new friend named Harold which made him feel a little bit better. After he started paying Tyray, he decided to talk to a teacher he felt safe around. He told him most of what was happening to him with the bully. His teacher, Mr. Mitchell told him to read a book that he thought would help give him confidence and make more stronger on the inside. Darrell read it and he kinda understood why Mr. Mitchell told him to read it, but not exactly sure why. He then joined the wrestling team because he wanted to get stronger and gain confidence. He went to practice every week day. He felt like he was getting stronger too from wrestling. Then he went to a dance right before Christmas break and got to dance with Amberlynn! When Darrell saw Rodney he decided to leave, but said he would come back. He went to the bathroom and then Tyray and Rodney showed up. They got all mad at him and threw him in the trash can. After they did that to him, Darrell ran home as tears dripped down his face. After that night, it was Christmas break. He also won his first wrestling match during the break. When he came back, he stood up to Tyray and Tyray got in big trouble. He even got suspended!