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(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and attitudes of adolescence. (3) Upward Bound students had those faces. (4) There was the puzzled coping with changing bodies—hormone hell. (5) There was ambivalence about "authority figures" and uncertainties about whether or not the world would have some place for them. (6) There were the studied rationalizations about lapses on homework assignments, moments of despair, adolescent angst—all of that. (7) But there was also that "difference." (8) Maybe it's one part knowing people care and one part beginning to trust the future. (9) I wasn't sure


6. Which statement best summarizes the conclusion one may draw from this passage?

A. One can draw no conclusions about the "difference" shown by Upward Students
B. The "difference" may result from emotional support and increased self-confidence.
C. It is clear that positive role models and emotional support are keys to success.
D. Adolescents need a firm hand.

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    I think A because the other answer choices don't make sense to me

  • English -

    I disagree.

    The author makes clear that Upward Bound students are is a difference between them and other teens. "(7) But there was also that "difference.' "

    I believe sentence (8) states the intent of this passage.

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    oh yea im sorry I keep thinking about it and yea its B thankyou

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