All day at school, Brian is plagued by Jian, who is in most of his classes. After school, the Asian boy openly expresses his interest in Jordan, which makes Brian angry. She reminds him that he’s supposed to be kind, no matter what, but that doesn’t sit well with Brian. When Jordan gets to the drama room, she finds Lien there, sitting alone.
“Hi, you okay?”
Lien shook her head, eyes wide with fear.
“Is it your brother?”
The other girl shook her head, trembling. She shrugged.
“If he’s so mean, can’t you talk to your dad, tell him?”
“You don’t understand, Jordan. It’s not our way. My brother and father can do or say what they like. I’m only a girl.”
Jordan wanted to scream. Her Inner Feminist grew incensed at the idea. She knew that some countries had a very different view of women, but she hadn’t thought…
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