By: Shylow Dooley (3rd Block ELA)
Tj is in a VERY GOOD home. He gets fresh home cooked meals every night, gets the help and support he needs for school, and he has other kids to play with. He met 4 NEW PEOPLE!! He met Mae who was 4, Rico who was 8, Annabelle who was about his age, and Prince who was Miss.Dixie's son and he was a little older than him. Tj started going to a new high school. Tj was in a GOOD LOVING HOME and he is making good grades and staying out of trouble, until one day he receives what he thinks is "BAD NEWS". The "BAD NEWS" was that his mother took classes and was not doing drugs anymore she was CLEAN!! The court gave her back full custody of Tj. When she got him back for 2 WEEKS STRAIT Tj would be alone for hours sitting on the steps on the apartment because his mother sill had her ADDICTION to DRUGS. So, one night Tj decided to call SOCIAL SERVICES on his mother. They did a home check and found nothing that suspected she was back on drugs. Tj got very upset, so he decided to join a gang called the "Hillside Vipers." When he joins the group the leader BB wants him to do some very hard tasks in order for him to earn his tattoo chain.
Miss. Dixie's House
This is what Miss. Dixie's BIG house looked like.
Tj On His Apartment Steps
This is what Tj looked like sitting on his apartment for ours every night waiting on his mom because she still had her ADDICTION to DRUGS.
Character Traits (TJ)
Brave- Tj is brave because he decided to join a gang and did things that he could have gone to jell over.