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Bittersweet candy, sweet peace

Starkweather, Hanna.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2000) VORP News 18 (October/November): 1.

In this article Hanna Starkweather narrates a story of candy stealing and mediation. Three fifth graders were involved in stealing candy from a special store at their elementary school. With Ms. Starkweather as mediator, the students, their families, and a school administrator met to deal with the wrongdoing. The article describes the process and the positive outcomes of this mediation.


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