S: Timmy' What's Wrong?
FC: Timmy' What's Wrong? | By: NaTarra Snead
1: Timmy just moved to the neighborhood and he starts third grade next week.
2: Timmy is in school now. He loves school but he hates being home. Especially with his parents.
3: His mom and dad beat him. Last night Timmy got beat so bad his nosed started to bleed and he has bruises all over him.
4: When Timmy's mom woke him for school the next morning he could barley move he was so sore.
5: Before Timmy left for the bus Roger stopped him and grabbed his arm very tight and said something that Timmy will never forget.
6: Roger said,“ If anybody ask you what happened tell them you fell down the stairs.” Timmy replied “ok,” while Roger walked off laughing.
7: When Timmy got to school his teacher Mrs. Kelly asked “ what happened Timmy are you ok?
8: Timmy really wanted to tell Mrs. Kelly what really happened but he knew if he did his parents would kill him or hurt him really bad.
9: Timmy knew what he had to do. He told the lie his father told him to tell everyone if they asked and that's what he did.“I fell down the stairs Mrs. Kelly it's no big deal.”
10: While Timmy was as recess Mrs. Kelly was thinking about him and if he really fell down the stairs or if he was hiding something. Mrs. Kelly knew what she needed to do.
11: When Timmy got home from school his mother was watching TV and his dad was at work. Timmy’s mom Rita yelled “ TIMMY COME HERE!!”
12: Timmy slowly walked over to his mother and when he reached her she slapped Timmy across the face so hard that he fell to the floor with a big red hand mark going across his face. Timmy nearly in tears looks at his mom who is laughing at him.
13: “Timmy did you tell your teacher what we told you to tell her?” Timmy replied “yes mother” “ Why did she call ” Rita said. “ I don't I’ll talk to her tomorrow’ Timmy said. “ You better” she replied.
14: That night Timmy went to bed scared. He was afraid what would his dad would do to him the next day.
15: At school the next day Mrs. Kelly had a lesson for her class about child abuse. She told them about how more than 5 children die everyday because of child abuse(1). She also told us that there are different types of abuse. | "Child Abuse in America." Child Help. Web. 22 Mar. 2012.
16: Mrs. Kelly told the class that there is Physical, Educational, Emotional and other types(2). Mrs. Kelly turned to Timmy and asked him “ Do you know what physical abuse is?” No I don’t he replied. “ Than I will explain she said. | "Child Abuse in America." Child Help. Web. 22 Mar. 2012.
17: “Physical abuse is physical injury caused by punching, beating, kicking, biting, burning, or harming a child. It’s a result of uncontrolled physical control(3). | "Child Abuse in America." Child Help. Web. 22 Mar. 2012.
18: Timmy raised his hand high and asked is there anyway to get help? Of course There is she gave everyone papers on hotlines to call and places to go to get help(4). But remember I’m always here to help. | "Child Abuse in America." Child Help. Web. 22 Mar. 2012.
19: Its 8 o’clock at night and Timmy is getting out the shower and getting in bed when Roger comes into his room yelling. Roger goes over to Timmy.
20: Roger starts hitting Timmy. Timmy is crying while Roger keeps hitting “STOP DAD PLEASE!’ Timmy screamed! But Roger paid it no attention he continued to hit Timmy until Rita came into his room.
21: Rita came in and pulled Roger off of Timmy. Timmy was bleeding all over he couldn’t move. Rita ran out the room and called the ambulance. Before she could even call Timmy was knocked out.
22: When Timmy woke up in a hospital room all alone. Then a nurse walked in and said “ Hello Timmy I’m Robert how are you feeling?” “ Sore” Timmy replied.
23: Timmy was sitting in his hospital bed watching Spongebob when Mrs. Kelly walks in with a teddy bear and some flowers.
24: “Hey Timmy how are you?” she said “Good could be better.” He replied. “Will you tell me what really happened because I know u didn’t get beat up by some kids.”
25: “ Will my parents find out?” Timmy said with tears rolling down his cheeks. “No they won’t your safe with me” she said.
26: Timmy told Mrs. Kelly everything about how he really didn’t fall down the stairs and about what happened last night.
27: When Timmy was done telling his life story about what really happened to him Mrs. Kelly went and talked to Robert the nurse to see if he could help them help Timmy.
28: Timmy never returned to his parents. When he left the hospital he went to live with Mrs. Kelly.
29: Timmy stayed there until they could find him a new home where he could live a happy life.
30: Works Cited | Ambulance. Digital image. Web. 17 Apr. 2012.
31: A boy with words. Digital image. Web. 16 Apr. 2012.
32: A man and woman talking. Digital image. Web. 17 Apr. 2012.
33: A teacher. Digital image. Web. 16 Apr. 2012.