The Real Elizabeth

Elizabeth was having a hard time with her temper. If anyone crossed her, or even corrected her when she was wrong, she would become angry. She would say words she didn't mean to say. Sometimes she threw things, like chalk and erasers.

The children at school knew that Elizabeth had a temper. So they began to tease her more and more.

By the time she was in the third grade, Elizabeth frequently lost control of her temper. She was often sent to the principal's office. Though her mother and father scolded her and took away her privileges, she didn't seem able to change her bad habits.

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Debbie's Goal
May 29, 1976

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