Friday: 10:45 A.M. School Library

Moving through life in a fog

A 17-year-old senior is sitting in the library, talking about his social life. "If I found someone to date, it would be fine," he says. "But I'm pretty shy around girls. I really don't know what to talk about to girls. I spend a lot of time reading books, science fiction and horror. I guess I could talk to them about school or current events, but I wouldn't know what to say beyond that. My mom wants me to date more, to go to the prom and stuff. She says she'll rent me a limo. She's worried that I'm not socially...

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