dealing with gossip

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    Dear Carol: I'm fed up with being a "geek"

    My friends and I are always made fun of for being good students. We’re called “geeks” and “nerds” just because we get good grades and score well on tests. Part of the problem is that we’re in the Gifted and Talented program, so...

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    I really like this guy, and we are good friends. But when I’m not around, he says awful things about me to my friends. What’s that about? Bill: That ain’t good. This guy is the meekest of mice, since he rags on a person he...