09-11-2013, 10:44 PM
"Your parents are doing fine. Your mother hasn't gotten any new plastic surgery, only more botox and lip fillers. Your father is a very busy man right now." He paused, "I am sorry to hear about Alex beating you, Torie, and I must admit I am not surprised he is sitting in jail. I do not know where he gets that from."
This was a lie, as Mr. Rice was quite abusive to his wife as well, but he was far less public about his woman abuse than Alex was and he didn't believe anyone knew that he was an aggressive man. He continued, "Tell Alex that I am disappointed in him. I am sorry you disagree with The Program, and I do encourage you to work through something on your own. I am not dense enough to believe that this was the only way - just that it was the most effective short term solution."
Rose motioned for them to wrap it up.
"Thank you, Janelle." The teacher said before continuing attendance.