Fight Essay

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sometime between 1:25 and 1:35 - During lunch I noticed Tracy Wood, a student that i didnt even know the name of at that time, staring at me and I gla nced at him and the moment we made eye contact. He asked me if I had a "staring problem" and I responded by telling him that he was the one staring at me. He immediatly started cussing and harassing me, he said "you wanna settle this right here" and I said "what?". He resoponded by saying "lets fight right here, I'll kick your ass" and I asked "why?". He said "cuz I don't like preps" and I said "I don't even know you, why would I wanna fight you". then he said "lets go to the side of the cafeteria so the teachers won't see" and a friend of mine, Byron Hilderbran, said "there are windows there, stupid". He then responded by saying "I dont care", I then said "are you so pathetic that you will just fight anyone no matter where you are? Even someone you don't know". He then called me some names and I said "fuck off man" then he called me a "fagget" and he walked back to his group of friends and they hung around outside by where my friends and I sit everyday at lunch staring at me the whole time. After about ten minuets they walked off. They were further away but he was still staring at me.2:00 the bell rung at the end of lunch - Tracy Wood walked up to me smiling and punched me in the face several times then tried to tackle me, we both got back up and he continued to hit me, I then responded...

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