I Was Wrong*
Blaming her for the lost prom, the students of hearda-hatta-hearda County High School responded to Constance McMillen with icy silence and cruel remarks. All this time I expected them to behave like thoughtful human beings*.
Here’s young Constance telling the story herself. Brave girl.
* Just kidding. I expected them to behave like the hearda-hattas they are. Yeaaaahaw. Or whatever the Mississippi equivalent of “yeehaw” is.