Archive: Solo: Alone vs. Lonely

On the Level

When Ben's family moves out of town to his grandfather's isolated farm, Ben finds his loneliness hard to bear. He reacts with anger and resentment to his grandfather's lack of sympathy, but later comes to appreciate the old man's point of view.
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May 08, 1996
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