by Olivia T
In the end, Abigail realized that “if you picture yourself as someone else and think about what they might be going through and what might be causing them to act the way they do, you see things a lot differently and give them a second chance.” Instead of focusing on what she didn’t like about the other girl, Abigail gave her a second chance by being kinder and trying to be the friend that she wanted.
What about you? How do you think empathy helps you be kind? Have you ever put yourself in someone else’s shoes…and how did that change your perspective?