Socially Isolated Kids Are Not Weapons: They Need Help, Not To Be Labeled As Threats
Lesley Kinzel
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I also tend to notice the individuals who are alone and wonder about them. Growing up in school, I used to divert my attention to a lone classmate or a lone student in the cafeteria. I used to be a designated loner with books and my imagination. Being alone has given me ample opportunity to observe my surroundings and to notice lone individuals whom I felt were similar to me in many ways. I have always wondered about how to help people feel less alone; always wished that everyone in the world lived without that lonely feeling. The problem is the lack of caring about people as people, not just their appearances or anything superficial like that, but as PEOPLE.