Not enough coffee yet to think of saddest but I’ll go with this to start: Walking to work as a grown adult, age 29, I saw a group of 5th grade kids surrounding a 3rd grade kid and beating him up, tossing him around, kicking on the ground by railroad tracks.. The saddest thing about this is that I didn’t look directly. I didn’t stop. I kept walking. The saddest thing is how I justified it to myself. (‘you’ll only make it worse for him later if you intervene now’) The saddest thing is: I believe I’d do it differently if I was in the same position now, but I know that I don’t know if I wouldn’t do the same thing again, which was doing nothing.

Not enough coffee yet to think of saddest but I’ll go with this to start:

Walking to work as a grown adult, age 29, I saw a group of 5th grade kids surrounding a 3rd grade kid and beating him up, tossing him around, kicking on the ground by railroad tracks..

The saddest thing about this is that I didn’t look directly. I didn’t stop. I kept walking.

The saddest thing is how I justified it to myself. (‘you’ll only make it worse for him later if you intervene now’)

The saddest thing is: I believe I’d do it differently if I was in the same position now, but I know that I don’t know if I wouldn’t do the same thing again, which was doing nothing.

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