"Maybe people are younger when they are asleep" (pg. 104). React to this comment in "the Outsiders" book.

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cldbentley | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

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People age greatly due to stress and worry, which is evident on a conscious person's face.  Tension, wrinkles, and the look in a person's eyes that might reveal stress and worry are not so evident while that person is asleep.  While sleeping, people appear much more innocent and younger.