Throwback Thursday (3.31.11)
Carlos Rodriguez (Part 2) Carlos lies down on the side of her. “Not right now.” Isa starts to laugh. Carlos puts his finger to his mouth to silence her. “Sorry.” She says. “What’s so funny?” He asks. “I was testing you, to see if you would try to get to the home plate.” “Looks like I passed.” Carlos gets off the bed. “I’ll be across the hall, okay.” He picks...
[New] Material Monday (3.28.11)
Summer 2009: Watkins’ Residence- 9:23pm I’m brushing my teeth in Tyrone’s bathroom when he comes across the hall with my cell. “Daeon’s on the phone.” I take my phone. “Hello?” “J…Hey.” “What’s wrong?” I ask. He sighs. “I guess that means you didn’t hear the news…” “What news? Daeon, what’s going on?” “Breyanna…” “What about...
Carlos Rodriguez (part 1) Carlos Rodriguez is a junior at Central Bayoaks High School. He lives with his mom, dad, one of his two older brothers, and two cousins (that have grown to become more like brothers to him). He is of Creole and Dominican descent. Carlos’ older brothers’ names are Marco (20) and Jose (18), his older cousin’s name is Paul (17), and his younger cousin’s name is Derek (12)....
[New] Material Monday (3.21.11)
“Teej, I don’t know why you’re being a punk about this. We already had a plan…you fly up there and surprise her. Dee already knows you’re coming and she’ll give you her key to their apartment. You make her favorite meal and while you guys talk you drop the bomb on her. You know this…” Alex says to TJ as they sit in his car at the departure terminal of the airport. TJ shakes his head. “There...
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