How does Paul feel after he finds out Luis dies?
Paul's absolutely devastated by Luis's sudden, unexpected death from an aneurysm. Luis was more like a brother than a friend to Paul; he was one of the few people who truly understood him. After hearing the tragic news, Paul calls his mom and tells her he's sick, so she comes to pick him up from school. Theresa advises Paul not to attend Luis's funeral; she's worried what Erik and the other boys might do to him if he shows up. On the day of the funeral, Paul puts on his suit and heads out into the garden. He digs up some earth and discovers some sand underneath. He then cries, his tears falling onto the sand. Then he goes back inside the house, takes off his suit, and throws it away.
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