Bob Greene wrote a thought-provoking commentary, America on a Collision Course, on CNN.com.
Everyday I had to check my back and get ready to fight or run. Most days I could make it home before she had a chance to taunt me. Once I arrived home, I was safe, until the next day. And then, it would start all over again. She died when we were in seventh grade and I went to the funeral home to make sure she was dead.
She was a good fighter. She beat me more than I beat her.
What good can you say about somebody with whom you've had disagreements?