‘Yes?’ I asked.
‘I’d probably be nervous, Mom. I don’t think I would be able to keep from moving and remember to keep my voice a certain way and remember to say ‘sir’ and all of those things. Will I still be okay? They know I’m just a kid.’
Good point, I thought. I’d probably be too nervous to keep from stimming myself if it was me. And DO they know you’re just a kid? I wondered silently. You are close to 12 year old Tamir Rice’s age. He was just a kid too. It didn’t save him.”