08-01-2013, 10:52 PM
Torie nodded. "Yeah, I saw it. I don't understand it. How can parents just let their kids go through this? I mean, it is simply horrible."
Tara knocked on Mike's door that morning. "Mikey. Time for school."when she didn't get a response, she opened the door to see mike sitting in his chair.
"Tara, I'm not going to school. I just can't."
"Mike, it will do no good to get yourself put into that d@mn place as well. So please, get ready for school."
He looked at his sister."But Tommy--"
"He is somewhere right now where we can't get to him. We have to keep ourselves going so that way we can help him somehow."
He sighed and grabbed his backpack but said nothing more.