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Genre: Realistic Fiction
Word Count: 100
TIP OF THE SPEAR
“Eddie, why did you do that?”
“I dunno,” he mumbled.
Eddie hung his head and stared at Mom’s shattered porcelain teapot. It never occurred to him when he threw his ball at the cat that he’d miss.
“Special Ed.” His sister Karen stuck out her tongue and crossed her eyes. “Retard.”
“Impulsive and disruptive,” his second grade teacher told Mom the day he stuck a piece of foil in the electrical outlet. “He’ll never amount to much.”
“Why did Eddie do that?” Karen whispered.
“Impulsive and fearless.” The tall Marine handed her a folded American flag. “A true hero.”