The Stupid Who Wasn't Actually Stupid

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Once upon there was a boy who was unlike normal boys. He used to have problems with reading, writing and when it came to tests he used to fail. The rest of his classmates used to laugh at him as they used to do well while he didn't. Whenever he went home he used to always get a shouting by his parents. No one really cared about this boy. He himself also lost hope in life. He never used to care about anything, when it came to school work, he used to give it to the dog to eat. He never cared about anything as he knew he had no support of anyone and he was failing. Basically he was a failure. While his brother used to do well. Everyone used to compare him with his brother and used to say that he is stupid. They all said that he was faking his stupidity, he was clever but didn't care unlike his brother who cared and did well. The only person who really cared for him was actually of all people his brother. His parents got so tired of this boy that they sent him to a boarding school hoping that could make a difference. This still didn't change the boys view of life. He still didn't care about life. Actually it made him lose more hope in life now that he was alone in this boarding school with no one he knew. He was lonely and lost more hope in life. The sending of this little boy never had a positive impact on the family but actually a negative impact. His brothers marks started to go down and the parents started to worry. Did that little boy who was good for nothing actually have some good in him? In the boarding school there was a teacher who used to teach in a rehab school. But now he came to this school not as a rehab teacher but actually as an arts teacher. He saw this boy and then said I can help him. I had many like him in my old school. He ain't something new. This boy has some hope. So he went to the boys parent's house without the boy. He asked the parents to show him some of the boys old school work which they did. He slowly looked...

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