K.L. Randis Quotes
“Professionals don’t know what gives some people a resilient personality,” Dr. Russ said, pacing the classroom. “You can have four people go through something exceptionally traumatic, and one of those people will have a higher resiliency to coping. They won’t turn to drugs or rebel against society, they’ll seek the positive in any given situation. Now the interesting thing is the argument whether resiliency is nature or nurture. Are we born with it, or is it taught to us?”
“Paul and I started walking to his house everyday after school to hang out. It was also convenient that he lived so close to where I worked. We could spend time together for an hour before I started my shift and I could spend time with Paul without having to tell my parents. “So what time does your little brother’s bus come?” I poured a glass of orange”
“They never gave me a polygraph. I imagined myself strapped to a machine with a series of questions being rattled off. The proctors would nod their heads and mark the sheets as it fed out the results. Everyone wanted to know the truth, yet they asked the wrong questions over and over. “Are you okay?” “Do you need a break?” “What can I do?” No one would want to hear the real answers.”
“I couldn’t concentrate on the Spanish vocabulary I was supposed to be writing down in my notebook. I hardly noticed when a student walked in halfway through the period and Mr. Caruzo had to say my name twice before I noticed he was motioning to me. “Brooke, you’re needed in the front office.” The front office was narrow”
“proctors would nod their heads and mark the sheets as it fed out the results. Everyone wanted to know the truth, yet they asked the wrong questions over and over. “Are you okay?” “Do you need a break?” “What can I do?” No one would want to hear the real answers. My hand closed around the organic chemistry note cards in my pocket. How do hydrogen and chlorine react in the presence”
“I would get an Irish victim advocate. Her hair bounced around her face, blazing in a fireball of red glory while highlighting the doubt in her eyes as she tried to soothe me. I took it with a grain of salt, smiled, and accepted the one of many hugs that generally came my way after a debriefing. She”
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