Toast for Change Scene Script

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Toast for Change Scene Script At that point, I decided to check out my friend Brandy's English class. - Good to see you, man. - Hey, yeah. - How was your summer? - Great. You're still white, I see. Okay, everybody. Ready? - Hey, Ms. G. - Hi. - Hi, Ms. G. - Hi. Okay, guys, gals, listen up! This is what I want you to do. I want each of you to step forward and take one of these Borders bags, Which contain the four books we're gonna read this semester. All right! They're very special books, And they each remind me, in some way, of each of you. But, before you take the books, I want you to take one of these glasses of sparkling cider, And I want each of you to make a toast. We're each gonna make a toast for change. And what that means is, from this moment on Every voice that told you "You can't" is silenced. Every reason that tells you things will never change, disappears. And the person you were before this moment, That person's turn is over. Now it's your turn. Okay? Okay, you ready to get this party going on? - What? - Stop doing that, man. What's the dealio? Man, I've had boyfriends since I was, like, 11, you know. - I believe you. - Shut up. Okay, well, I was always the person That was gonna get pregnant before I turned 16 and drop out. Like my mom. Ain't gonna happen. Nobody ever listens to a teenager. Everybody thinks you should be happy just because you're young. They don't see the wars that we fight every single day. And one day, my war will end. And I will not die. And I will not tolerate abuse from anyone. I am strong. My moms kicked me out when I got jumped into the gang life. But I'd like her to see me graduate. I'd like to be 18. Ms. G? Can I read something from my diary? That'd be great. Who is he? Man, he's been with us from freshman year, fool. - What's his name? - I don't

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