Auggie comes home one day from high school, walks through the door and declares to his Jewish mom that he has decided he wants to be Buddhist. A friend that he knows has been exploring some Buddhist teachings on the internet and the idea that people are supposed to let go of all material connection to the world makes a lot of sense to him.
One Sunday afternoon after church, Eve tells her parents that she doesn’t believe what the pastor was saying and that all of the folks at church are a bunch of hypocrites. People only go to church to see and been seen, and she doesn’t want to step foot in that building again.
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