Author: Steven Roberts
Publisher: High School Voices Press
Category: Young Adult Fiction
View: 9247Rick, a high school senior distraught over his parents' impending divorce, thinks that nobody cares if he lives or dies. The young man's lack of faith in both himself and a higher power leads him to suicide. Expecting death to be a meaningless void, Rick is surprised to meet John, a man claiming to be his guardian angel. John shows Rick the effect his suicide will have on his friends, loved ones, and even strangers. Armed with this second chance provided by heavenly insight, only Rick can decide if he has everything to live for. - - - This story is also available in the High School Writing Project 2.0 Anthology Short Story Collection.