> "I know how you feel, and you're much younger than I am, so it's
> really tough. When I was somewhere around your age I began to
> realize that no one liked me, they hated me for a reason I couldn't
> understand at the time. I wanted it all just to end also. I've lived
> with that feeling for a long time now," Clif looked at
> Charlotte, "I'm glad that you stuck it out this far, you held on
> much longer than I did. I wanted it to end, soon. If I didn't have
> my sister...I wouldn't be here." Clif said, "Let's just hope that
> better times come..."
"It's gotten so I can hardly remember what it was like to feel really
happy and safe." Charlotte felt this emptiness and despair setting in,
but she had to be there for her family. She would hang on somehow, she
would keep herself together.