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In The End, True Friendship Lasts Forever

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In The End, True Friendship Lasts Forever Sometimes throughout life, the only person you can turn to is your friend to help you carry on. True friendship is something that will never end. In the story "Priscilla and the Wimps" by Richard Peck, a girl named Priscilla stands up to the school punks for her friend Melvin. Although Monk and the Kobras terrorizes the school, Priscilla puts a stop to the intimidation. Monks and his minions love to disturb others. For example, Monk the Kobras harasses students who are walking through the hallways ...view middle of the document...

The Kobras did not have anything better to do with their power except abuse it. Priscilla is brave to confront the thugs who are terrorizing the school. For example, when the Kobras were bothering Melvin for his wallet, Priscilla hits the guy's had and makes him let go of Melvin. Priscilla demonstrates her loyalty to her friend by standing up for Melvin. She wants to protect her friend from the harassment and violence she sees. Priscilla doesn't say much, but she is fed up with the Kobras behavior towards their peers. This shows that she has the courage to stand up for what she believes to be right and what is wrong. She treasures her friendship with Melvin, therefore, helps him when he is in need. Priscilla's bravery and integrity conquered the Kobras power of corruption. Many things occur throughout life. Sometimes being who you are and standing up for what you believe in can help you overcome challenging obstacles anywhere. Priscilla, who is very quiet and who never mentioned or showed her feelings towards these threats from Kobras finally stood up in front of them and became a true heroine. Even though Kobras did not do anything to her directly, she decides to put a stop to these violence. True friends stick up for each other no matter what the situation might be.

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