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"Not exactly," Angela said. "He also gained something else: the self-confidence you get from standing up for your convictions. The grandson of one of the people arrested there this morning, a ten-year-old kid named Kendrik, put us all to shame today. He singlehandedly convinced the people of that city to retake the building lot their Occupy was using, and he did it because of something his grandmother told him: if you're silent, you don't count."

"Okay, okay. But what can I do? I'm just here to respond to a call."

"Simple," Ifan said. "Do what Mr. Carver suggested. Speak to his neighbors."

"Done."

THE END

Copyright 2012 by P. Orin Zack

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Self-confidence is like a muscle. It's strengthene... by Philip Zack on Monday, Dec 24, 2012 at 11:26:31 AM