Hope Was Here Themes

Joan Bauer
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Sticking to One's Values

G. T. Stoop demonstrated that by sticking to one's values and core beliefs, one can rise above those who are corrupt or have no moral compass. G. T. was a remarkable person. Dying of leukemia, G. T. decided he didn't like the corruption that was going on in tow,n and that with the time he had left, he was going to do something about it. He announced his run for mayor against a corrupt man who had held the position for eight years.

No matter what dirty tricks G. T.'s opposition reverted to, G. T. refused to sink to the same level. Mayor Millstone spread viscous lies about G. T., and even though his political adviser told him to fight fire with fire, G.T. refused. If G. T. couldn't get elected honestly and in his own straight forward and above-board manner, that...

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