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Don’t Apologize

When I was a teenager I was over at my friend Adrienne’s house one day. She was babysitting her two little cousins who were probably 8 and 10 years old. I remember at some point the kids started fighting and arguing and one of them hit the other. Adrienne told the offending child to apologize to the victim. “Tell her you’re sorry.” The bully replied, “But I’m not sorry.” Adrienne said, “It doesn’t matter. Tell her you’re sorry.” So I jumped in and said, “Why should he tell her he’s sorry if he’s not? That’s not a real apology if

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