Kindness In John Steinbeck's 'Nineteen Minutes'

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Figuratively, have you ever walked a mile in another's shoes? We never know exactly what another person is thinking because we do not know his or her individual experiences. That person could be going through difficult times and may not receive the care and attention that others do. This is one of the many reasons why we should be kind to one another. Nineteen Minutes is a story that teaches a valuable lesson that is true for even a modern teen: kindness can affect someone’s life. In Nineteen Minutes, the author uses conflict to develop the theme of how kindness or the lack thereof can affect someone’s life. For example, Peter was bullied all his life and never experienced true kindness from anyone, except Josie. Peter started being bullied
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