Growing Up

That Was Then This Is Now

Growing Up

In the book "That Was Then This Is Now" their is a lot of growing up involved in this. Bryon is more of the person who is growing up in the story. Mark on the other hand hasn't really grown up that much. But seeing the transition from the begining of the story to the end of the story i think they have both matured in many ways.
This song has a lot to do with growing up.
Caillou Theme Song
"Growing up is losing some illusions in order to acquire others." Virginia Wolf http://www.goodreads.com
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I think Bryon has everything going for him and doesn't want to get involved in Marks trouble. Bryon has a great girlfriend named Kathy. Bryon doesn't really have time for trouble so i think the best thing for him to do is grow up. Sometimes the best thing to do in life is grow up.
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Almost 9 out of 10 parents think children are being forced to grow up too quickly. http://www.gov.uk
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While Bryon has shown growth in the story i think in some ways mark has too. Towards the end of the story Mark has matured, Mark took care of Bryon when he was drunk and beat up, also Bryon told Mark not to fight the guys that beat him up. That took some growing up.
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"I make mistakes growing up. I'm not perfect, I'm not a robot." Justin Beiber http://www.brainyqoute.com
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