The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid - Study Guide Chapter 11, What, Me Worry? Summary & Analysis

Bill Bryson
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The first time that Bill learned adults couldn't be trusted was when he broke his leg at age four. Bill was alone at his friend Arthur Bergen's house, and had been playing on the jungle gym when he must have fallen. When he came to, he saw a man in a uniform standing over him. Bill told the man that he'd hurt his leg, but the man was more interested in finding the address he was looking for. Mrs. Bergen finally got home, but she just told Bill to get up and walk on it. Eventually, she realized that Bill was really hurt and went to get his parents.

Bill's parents took him to a young Cuban doctor, who tried to argue that Bill's injury was worse than he knew what to do with. Bill's father finally convinced him...

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