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lbp861

Kind of buddy story. Nerd/geek always got picked on in school. One day takes all his books home planning on committing suicide but someone friends him on the way home. At there graduation, he thanks him for saving him.

Replies:   sunkuwan  Ernest Bywater
sunkuwan

@lbp861

I kind of remember the premise, but can't remember exactly the author and story.
He did take the books out, so that his family isn't burdened, right?

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Ernest Bywater
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@lbp861

That's a scene from The Millionaire Next Door

http://storiesonline.net/s/54088:67710/the-millionaire-next-door-chapter-1

It comes up when one of them is explaining why they're great friends to someone else later in the story.

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lbp861

@sunkuwan

Exactly. He didn't want his family to deal with that portion of it.

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lbp861

@Ernest Bywater

Great story. I read that about once a year. But it's not it.

sunkuwan

@lbp861

Damn, I can't remember it. Do you have any other info?

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lbp861

@sunkuwan

Agh, wish I did. I totally forgot about it till I reread "Finding a Place" by Don Lockwood

Replies:   sunkuwan
sunkuwan

@lbp861

And now you have me on a mystery. ^^

I searched my saved CoA stories for suicide, but nothing came up (except for deja vu ascendency, but that is another beast)

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