Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story - A Terrible Temper Summary & Analysis

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A Terrible Temper Summary and Analysis

A classmate taunts Ben about a "dumb" answer he gave in class. The kid is relentless, angering the already embarrassed Ben. The words finally leads to a shoving match. Ben pushes the other kid, Jerry, who hits his head on a locker and staggers back. Blood goes spewing from a deep gash in his forehead. Ben apologizes profusely for the incident to Jerry and to the principal. Around the same time, Ben becomes very angry with his mother over a new pair of pants she bought for him that did not meet his fashion senses. He started to hit at his mother but his brother stops him. Ben realizes he has a huge problem with his inability to control his temper. A few more incidents when Ben lost his temper occur including one where he plunges at...

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