The Freedom Writers Diary

The Freedom Writers Diary


Erin Gruwell

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The Freedom Writers Diary: Part VI: Diary 78 Summary & Analysis

At the Freedom Writers’ concert, one of the students reads a poem he wrote about growing up without a father, being immersed in a murder-filled world, and living in the street, before finding hope and innocence again through his involvement with the Freedom Writers in Ms. Gruwell’s class.
This student identifies joining Ms. Gruwell’s class as a turning point in his life, giving him the strength necessary to overcome his difficult life circumstances. The Freedom Writers, it appears, gave him the support he needed to trust in himself.
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