Randy Newport was a pretty normal guy. A senior at Franklin University and member of the baseball team, he was generally well-liked by his colleagues and spent a good amount of his time studying and hanging out with friends. Ever since he was a kid, Randy’s been lanky and tall. Even after he got to college and had all the freedom in the world, he remained svelt. As all of his friends slowly put on weight, he stayed tall and lean. In fact, the idea of getting fat was Randy’s biggest fear.
Which just makes what happened to him all the more tragic.
“C’mon man, just do it. Just dash in real quick and get outta there!”
It was a sunny day in August, and the baseball team was crowded around Randy, whose face was flustered and sweaty. “Guys...I really don’t think this is a good idea...” Randy muttered. Gregory, the team captain, scoffed. “All of us hafta do it, Dandy. It’s not a big deal, so stop being a pussy and get in there.