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No Good Deed

Kyle Bradford, 13, didn’t want to eat his burrito. “I wasn’t really that hungry.” A friend of his didn’t want to eat his cheese sandwich: he didn’t like it. So Bradford gave his friend the burrito. Problem solved? No, this was a public school — problem created. “We have a policy that prohibits students from exchanging meals,” said Trinity Alps, Calif., school superintendent Tom Barnett. “Because of safety and liability we cannot allow students to actually exchange meals.” Bradford got detention. (AC/KRCR Redding) ...If he doesn’t like it, can he give it to Tom Barnett?
Original Publication Date: 05 October 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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