Talk to your kids about…
Why do you think Clay expresses the anger and pain he is feeling inside by lashing out at others? How does this approach affect those around him?
Why does his Grandfather feel the best cure for what ails the rebellious boy would be a trip down the river? What is it about the experience that changes Clay’s attitude?
Clay describes his Grandpa as a “hick sheriff in a hick town.” What causes him to reconsider that opinion?