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Chapter 3. Finny goes full speed ahead on the Super Suicide Society of the Summer Session. They meet every night. Gene goes along each night, never even attempting to beg off. During this same time, Finny becomes annoyed with the choice of sports to be played on campus, so he creates his own game with his own rules. Finny calls it blitzball, and Gene thinks that kids continue to play it now.

One afternoon, while swimming in the school pool, Finny notes the name of a young man who holds the record for the 100 yards freestyle. Finny is annoyed no one from their class has broken the record, so he asks Gene to time him. Finny breaks the record, but he does not want anyone to know. Finny just wants the satisfaction of knowing he could do it; he does...

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