The Reason He Teaches
"Instead of throwing it away, why don’t you take it home?”
Sergio shook his head. I tried again. “Are you sure your parents don’t want to see it?”
“They don’t want to see it.”
“Well, how about your aunt or uncle or grandparents?”
“Nobody wants to see it.”
“Well, I’m not going to throw it away,” I said. “I’m going to take it with me."
And when he said that, CTG reported, the kid managed a small smile.