This story was written in response to the Include Someone, Make a Difference lesson. Muawiye, student from 826 Boston, chose to write an inclusive ending to finish the storyboard created by Cartoon Network:
Wondering what happens next? Read on to discover Muawiye’s inclusive resolution:
…Beast Boy closes the door and leaves. Beast Boy goes to his house.
Raven and Robin feel empathy that Beast Boy is sad. Raven and Robin go to Beast Boy’s house. When they get there, they hear Beast Boy crying in his room.
They ask him if he wants to join their project. Beast Boy says yes and apologizes for breaking the art. Beast Boy feels so happy and included.
Raven and Robin say we’ll make a green one together, with teamwork. When they’re building, Raven and Robin say “Sorry for all the chaos. We won’t do that again.” Beast Boy forgives them.
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