Matt and Mandy
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    “Matt and Mandy,” Friend, May 2018

    Matt and Mandy

    mandy talking to her mom

    Illustrations by Matt Sweeney

    Is that you, Mandy?

    Yeah.

    Something wrong?

    At school so many kids eat alone. Or stand by the playground alone. People aren’t very friendly.

    What can you do about it?

    Me? I try to include everyone, but I’m just one person. The student council should be doing something!

    JJ says her old school had a friendliness campaign that made a difference. I wish …

    Aren’t student elections coming up?

    That night …

    The next morning …

    To be continued …