The Graveyard By Connor Connor

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Connor at the beginning of the book was disobedient, but at the end of the book he becomes a leader to many unwinds. He got into many fights he didn't listen to anyone, he believed that his parents didn’t love him anymore, 'so what's the point' Connor thought. He grew up and knew what he did wasn’t right. Were you a rebellious child? Do you have a rebellious child? Don’t worry it happens to many children they will mature over time.

Connor at the beginning of the book didn’t care about anything; he felt his parents betrayed him as soon as Connor found the order that his parents signed before the parents went on vacation. What was the point to be a good child even though you're going to be unwind. So what does he have to
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The Graveyard helps Connor realize that he can be a mature young adult rather than being a disobedient child. They get caught at the Graveyard and get sent to the Happy Jack Harvest Camp, which is like hell being disguised as a good thing. The unwinds call it the chop shop which is ironic. The staff knows about Connors reputation but it doesn’t get frowned upon rather he becomes a legend. Connor doesn’t care for the attention anymore. Connor is on the list to be unwind that afternoon at the chop shop but he accepts the fact because he has integrity and strength and he knows it. He walks on his own he doesn’t need help by the guards he's a man now. He wants to go out knowing he lived his life from being disobedient to becoming a strong young man. But Lev stops Connor from being unwound. Connor gets a new identity at the hospital, he gets out of the hospital and starts up a new Graveyard to help other unwinds. Connor is now the Admiral at the Graveyard and the leader to all the new unwinds; he finally grew up and instead of influence people in a bad way he influences them in a good way. "At last, he allows himself the wonderful luxury of

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