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                                      ALIEN YOUTH
                                EPISODE 6 THE ROLE MODEL

                                V.O
                      Previously on Alien Youth.

            (WE NOW SEE SHOTS OF THINGS THAT HAVE HAPPENED OVER THE COURSE
            OF 5 EPISODES.)

            ROLL TV SHOW THEME VIDEO

                                                                   FADE IN:

            EXT. GHETTO STREET - NIGHT

            (WE SEE OUR CHARACTER MELINDA STANDING ON THE STREET DRESSED
            LIKE A HOOKER, REALLY NASTY LOOKING, GRUNGY, DIRTY, CLOTHES THAT
            HANG HALF WAY OFF HER BODY, AND THE VISUAL THAT SHE HASN'T
            SHOWERED IN WEEKS. SHE IS STANDING THERE WITH HER THUMB OUT
            HITCHHIKING TO SOME PLACE WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT.)

                                MELINDA
                      Man come on now... somebody has
                      to pick me up.

            (MELINDA IS HITCHHIKING AND EVERY CAR JUST KEEPS ON DRIVING BY
            HER IGNORING HER ONE EVEN SPLASHES WATER ON HER.)

                                V.O
                      This is my life your probably
                      wondering how I got in this
                      situation... I used to be such a
                      good student, a role model even,
                      I was brought up in a good home,
                      taught good morals, made honor
                      grades, had a serious
                      relationship, and never did
                      anything wrong. Who would of
                      known I would end up here?

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      This is my story.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

            THE SOUNDS OF A BUZZING ALARM CLOCK IS HEARD

            (ITS MELINDA'S ALARM CLOCK THAT IS WAKING HER UP FOR A NEW DAY A
            NEW EXPERIENCE IN LIFE NOTHING IS WRONG IN ANY SHAPE OR FORM.)

                                                                    CUT IN:

            INT. MELINDA'S BEDROOM - MORNING

            (THE SHOT OF MELINDA'S HAND SLAMMING DOWN ON THE CLOCK TO TURN
            IT OFF IS OUR CUT IN TO VIDEO.)

            (MELINDA IS THE KIND OF CHARACTER THAT IS VERY CHEERY ALWAYS
            OPTIMISTIC AND LOOKING FOR NEW CHALLENGES THAT ARISE AS LONG AS
            THEY DON'T REFLECT HER IN SOME KIND OF NEGATIVE WAY SHE WAS A
            ROLE MODEL TO WHAT TEENAGERS SHOULD BE LIKE.)

            SHOTS OF HER GETTING READY ARE SEEN PUTTING HER SHOES ON AND
            TURNING OFF THE RADIO AND GETTING BOOKS THAT ARE NEATLY STACKED
            ON THE DESK TOGETHER AND WALKING OUT OF THE ROOM.

                                                                    CUT TO:

            INT. MELINDA'S KITCHEN - MOMENTS LATER

            (MELINDA IS WALKING IN WHEN SHE SEE'S HER MOM AND HER LITTLE
            BROTHER SITTING AT THE TABLE EATING BREAKFAST AS OUR WONDERFUL
            MOM MAKES MELINDA'S.)

                                MOM
                      Good morning Melinda.

                                MELINDA
                      Good morning.

                                MOM
                      Okay here is your lunch.

                                MELINDA
                      What did you pack me?

                                MOM
                      You will just have to look and
                      see for yourself.

            (MELINDA AND HER MOM ARE EXCITED AND CHERRY AS USUAL BUT HER
            BROTHER ISN'T FOR SOME REASON WHICH WE GET TO AFTER THIS SET OF
            LINES.)

                                MELINDA
                      Thanks... Oh Got to run I'll miss
                      the bus.

                                MOM
                      Bye dear.

            (MELINDA WALKS OVER TO HER LITTLE BROTHER GABBY AND RUBS HIS
            HAIR ALL OVER AND LOOKS UPSET.)

                                MELINDA
                      Gabby?

                                GABBY
                      Yeah?

                                MELINDA
                      Whats wrong?

                                GABBY
                      Nothing... it's nothing...

                                MELINDA
                      No what's wrong? You look down.

                                GABBY
                      ...Well these kids said they were
                      going beat me up if I didn't give
                      them my allowance today.

                                MELINDA
                      What kids?

                                GABBY
                      The kids from that bad school.

                                MELINDA
                      You know what if they mess with
                      you again just walk away or walk
                      a different way home, okay buddy?

                                GABBY
                      But they'll follow...

                                MELINDA
                      Don't worry they'll leave you
                      alone if you just ignore them.

                                GABBY
                      That won't work though.

                                MELINDA
                      Yes it will they wouldn't hit a
                      little kid people are a lot of
                      talk, just trust me, but if it
                      makes you feel better I'll walk
                      you home after school.

                                GABBY
                      But...

                                MOM
                      She's right gabby and don't
                      retaliate either violence gets
                      you no where in life.

                                GABBY
                      But...

                                MOM
                      No buts about it! Look if they
                      keep bothering you tell me then
                      we will settle it we could call
                      their mothers.

                                GABBY
                      No!

                                MELINDA
                      Oh, I got to go, Love You Guys!
                      Bye!

                                BOTH
                      Bye...

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                V.O
                      There, just like that, I manage
                      to settle a problem that my
                      little brother had and manage to
                      get to school on time It was
                      obviously a two for one day.

                                                                   FADE IN:

            INT. SCHOOL HALLWAY - LATER

            (MELINDA IS WALKING TO CLASS WHEN SHE BUMPS INTO A GUY THAT
            LOOKS LOST.)

                                KID
                      Ok 700 hallway English III?

                                KID (CONT'D)
                      Oh I'm sorry...

                                MELINDA
                      Its okay new here?

                                KID
                      Yeah I can't find 710... Know
                      where it is?

                                MELINDA
                      Yeah right there.

            (She points to a classroom and she smiles and walks away.)

                                KID
                      Thanks

                                MELINDA
                      No problem.

            (AS MELINDA WALKS AWAY SHE TURNS HER HEAD AND SMILES AT THE FACT
            THAT SHE THINKS HE IS VERY CUTE.)

                                V.O
                      Cute!...

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      So I met this new kid and his
                      name was Evan he was really cute
                      and I had like one class with
                      him, but Thats not important,
                      what was important was one day he
                      gave me this letter out of no
                      where it was kinda weird but I
                      liked what it said though.

                                                                   FADE IN:

                                                                   FADE IN:

            INT. SCHOOL HALLWAY - LATER THAT WEEK

            (AS MELINDA IS WALKING DOWN THE HALLWAY ONCE AGAIN TO GO TO
            CLASS EVAN WALKS UP TO MELINDA AND HANDS HER THIS NOTE AND
            SMILES.)

                                EVAN
                      Here It kinda explains a lot so
                      tell me if you feel the same way.

                                MELINDA
                      What is it?

                                EVAN
                      Just read it.

                                MELINDA
                      Okay.

            (MELINDA SMILES AND STARTS WALKING AWAY AND OPENS THE LETTER AND
            READ IT.)

                                EVAN (O.S.)
                      Hey Melinda I've been giving this
                      much thought I don't want you to
                      think I'm some crazy stalker or
                      anything but I really think I'm
                      feeling you because I feel good
                      inside when I see you even if it
                      is just for that one moment down
                      the hall I wanna know if you feel
                      the same way to and if you do
                      maybe we can... like you know ...
                      hook up or something hang out,
                      write back, I wanna know how you
                      feel Evan.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                V.O

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      So everything started to work out
                      for me I got a partial lead role
                      in a play with Evan my grades are
                      good I even got involved in a
                      relationship everything was
                      perfect.

                                                                   FADE IN:

            (WE NOW SEE BUNCH OF SHOTS LIKE her ENJOYING herself AT DRAMA
            LAUGHING WITH FRIENDS HANGING OUT WITH her boy FRIEND AT CHORUS
            ALL REALLY PLEASANT SHOTS.)

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      I Love You... (ECHO)

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      Evan has really fit in with us. I
                      remember him telling me about a
                      bad past life and how its over
                      and I'm glad, because from what
                      he explained he was a completely
                      different person and there was
                      pain... And I helped him stay the
                      way he is now... Perfect.

                                                                    CUT TO:

            INT. EVAN'S HOUSE - NIGHT

            (ITS NIGHT TIME WHEN WE HEAR A RINGING OF A PHONE AND A LIGHT
            COMES ON AS EVAN WALKS INTO THE KITCHEN TO ANSWER THE PHONE.)

                                EVAN
                      Hello?

                                VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.)
                      Hey Evan, It's me, Robbie.

                                EVAN
                      Hey WASSUP Bro. Hows it going?

            (EVAN IS EXCITED ABOUT HIS BROTHER CALLING, HIM HE HASN'T SEEN
            HIM IN A LONG TIME.)

                                VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.)
                      I got shot...

                                EVAN
                      What...

                                VOICE IN PHONE (O.S.)
                      Yeah I got shot Its bad this
                      time.

                                                                    CUT TO:

            (EVAN IS IN SHOCK THIS IS HAPPENING AND HE STARTS TO LOOK
            NERVOUS WHEN HIS PAST COMES BACK UP IN FLASHBACKS.)

            (FLASHBACK SHOTS OCCUR OF HIS PAST LIFE IN THE STREETS AND SHOTS
            OF FIGHTING AND DARK ALLEYS.)

                                                                    CUT TO:

            INT. MELINDA'S BEDROOM - NIGHT

            (ALL OF SUDDEN MELINDA WAKES UP FROM A HORRIBLE NIGHTMARE
            BASICALLY WE GET THE IDEA THAT SOMETHING ISN'T RIGHT, LIKE HER
            ESP IS TELLING HER SOMETHING BAD IS GOING TO HAPPEN FROM THE
            SCENE WE JUST SAW WITH EVAN.)

                                MELINDA
                      Oh.. No.... Just a dream

                                V.O
                      But it was more than just a
                      dream...

            CAMERA PULLS BACK SLOWLY

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                V.O (CONT'D)
                      Something weird happened that
                      night. I felt something hurt me,
                      something stabbing me, it felt
                      like nothing I had ever
                      experienced before in my life.

                                                                   FADE IN:

            INT. THEATER - NEXT DAY

            (EVAN IS HANGING OUT STILL DEPRESSED AND ANGRY WHEN THE DIRECTOR
            TELLS THEM TO TAKE A BREAK.)

                                MELINDA
                      Hey Whats wrong?

            (EVAN WITH A VERY DISMISSING VOICE.)

                                EVAN
                      Nothing is wrong.

                                MELINDA
                      Evan, come on now, I know when
                      you are upset and trust me, you
                      look upset whats wrong?

                                EVAN
                      I have to go back and fight them
                      they hurt my brother.

                                MELINDA
                      What?

                                EVAN
                      Yea..

            (EVAN IS SUDDENLY INTERRUPTED BY THE DIRECTOR CALLING PLACES.)

                                DIRECTOR
                      Places! Lets go people, this
                      thing isn't going to direct
                      itself.

                                                             CROSS FADE TO:

            INT. THEATER - LATER

            (WE SEE EVAN ALL BY HIMSELF WITH ONE LIGHT SHINING DOWN ON HIM
            AS MELINDA WALKS UP TO HIM FROM BEHIND AND SITS DOWN BACK TO
            BACK.)

                                EVAN
                      Everything was perfect...

                                MELINDA
                      Why?

                                EVAN
                      Why what?

                                MELINDA
                      Why do you have to fight? You
                      don't have to...

            (EVAN CUTS MELINDA OFF)

                                EVAN
                      Because I have to.

                                MELINDA
                      You don't have to do anything!
                      Why do you want to go back to
                      that? Everything is perfect now.

                                EVAN
                      No its not perfect, they hurt my
                      brother and now there is going to
                      be a war and they said if I don't
                      go they'll hurt you and my
                      friends I can't let that happen.

                                MELINDA
                      But you don't have to go.

                                EVAN
                      Didn't You listen to anything I
                      said.

                                MELINDA
                      Yeah but you have a choice! You
                      were given a choice...

                                EVAN
                      I can't be with you anymore
                      because if they find you than
                      they could hurt you.

                                MELINDA
                      Don't You remember the time
                      before me... the pain... is it
                      worth it?

                                EVAN
                      They hurt my family I don't want
                      them to hurt you the only way I
                      can get them to leave me alone is
                      if I fight them...

                                MELINDA 
                      I don't care I'm not scared of
                      them I love you!

                                EVAN
                      I love you too that's why I must
                      leave.

            (EVAN GETS UP AND STORMS OFF AND MELINDA IS LEFT ALONE ON THE
            STAGE STARING OUT INTO NOWHERE THERE IS DEAD SILENCE IN THE AIR
            AS ORCHESTRATED MUSIC FILLS THE ATMOSPHERE.)

            (CAMERA SHOTS OF CAMERA SLOWLY PULLING BACK OFF MELINDA FROM A
            CLOSE-UP AND SHOWING THE ENTIRE STAGE AND HER ALONE.)

                                                                  FADE OUT:

            INT. MELINDAS ROOM - NIGHT

                                V.O
                      So, just like that My
                      relationship ended... Just like
                      that everything was taken from
                      me... Just like that my feelings
                      were shredded into pieces... It
                      wasn't fair Why did I feel like I
                      couldn't understand myself
                      anymore? Why did I feel this way?

            (ITS RAINING AGAIN AS WE SEE MELINDA STARING OUT THE WINDOW AS
            TEARS RUN DOWN HER CHEEKS AND SHE GETS UP IN A BEAT.)

                                                                   FADE TO:

            EXT. NEIGHBORHOOD - NIGHT

            (ITS A DARK NIGHT IN A GHETTO NEIGHBORHOOD AND WE SEE MELINDA
            WALKING AND CRYING, TRYING TO FIND SOME SANITY IN HER LIFE WE
            SHE IS STOPPED BY A SHADY GANGSTER CHARACTER.)

                                GANGSTER
                      Hey mommy, why you crying? 

                                MELINDA
                      What do you want?

                                GANGSTER
                      To know why you are crying?

                                MELINDA
                      Well if you must know even though
                      its none of your business My
                      life... is meaningless at this
                      point my existence doesn't mean a
                      thing the person I loved left my
                      emotions and feelings without a
                      care.

                                GANGSTER
                      Sounds like a bad maestro
                      mommy...

                                MELINDA
                      What would you know?

                                GANGSTER
                      Well I know that If I had a girl
                      that I would respect her and
                      treat her like she was supposed
                      to be, like a queen I wouldn't
                      drop her like your man did. He
                      ain't even a man if he did that
                      mommy, he's a little kid playing
                      a grown man's game. What you need
                      is a grown man who will love you
                      and teach you what love is mommy.

                                MELINDA
                      Have you ever been in love?

                                GANGSTER
                      Yeah I have once than she cheated
                      on me So I bounced.

                                MELINDA
                      Oh... Sorry

                                GANGSTER
                      Its straight. What you need
                      though right now is someone to
                      care for you, I could do that if
                      you were down for that. Like
                      right now, I bet you could use a
                      hug?

                                MELINDA
                      Yeah I could.

            (MELINDA STILL CRYING WALKS OVER TO THE GANGSTER AND HUGS HIM
            AND THE GANGSTER WRAPS HIS ARMS AROUND HER IN A PROTECTING
            MANOR.)

                                GANGSTER
                      See were not all bad people.
                      Stick with me, I'll treat you how
                      a lady should be treated.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                                                   FADE IN:

            RANDOM SHOTS OF MELINDA DOING BAD THINGS LIKE KISSING ANOTHER
            GIRL OR SITTING IN A GUYS LAP PLEASURING HIM LAP DANCE LIKE, 
            SHE IS DOING DRUGS, WEARING SKANKY CLOTHES, FIGHTING, BEING HIT
            BY THE GANGSTER AND BEAT AND LAYING HELPLESS ON THE GROUND
            BLEEDING FROM ABUSE.

                                V.O
                      So, I didn't see that coming I
                      was with someone who treated me
                      right... well for a while that
                      was after a while he started
                      making me do things I didn't feel
                      comfortable doing and he
                      explained that sometimes in life
                      we have to do stuff we don't want
                      to and that if I loved him that I
                      would do it and I did because I
                      loved him. I didn't want him to
                      leave me, I had nobody in the
                      world except him. Thats just how
                      things worked but sometimes he
                      would make me do things that
                      didn't seem at all to do anything
                      with our relationship and
                      sometimes he would make me do
                      stuff and I refused to do it so
                      he hit me and than explained that
                      people need discipline in their
                      lives, otherwise we would be
                      nothing more than a waste of
                      space. So I thought nothing of
                      it... but inside, I knew it was
                      something wrong... I had sold my
                      soul to the devil.

                                                                  FADE OUT:

            A PHONE IS RINGING AND THE VOICE OF SOMEONE PICKING IT UP.

                                MELINDA
                      Hello?

                                GANGSTER 
                      Yeah Melinda, in a few my boy
                      Raffa is going to call you and I
                      need you to answer the phone and
                      be his girl for a while, I
                      promised him a magic time. You
                      know the ropes, he's a rook so
                      make him feel good.

                                MELINDA
                      ... yeah I know what to do

            (SHE HANGS UP THE PHONE.)

            FADE IN:

            INT. RAFFA'S ROOM - LATER THAT DAY

            (RAFFA SITS DOWN AND PULLS UP THE PHONE AND DIALS A NUMBER ON A
            PIECE OF PAPER AND A GIRL PICKS UP.)

                                V.O
                      Hello this is Melinda.

                                RAFFA
                      Hey Melinda, this is Raffa

                                V.O
                      Oh hey, wassup? Wanna go hang
                      out?

                                RAFFA
                      Well actually I was thinking
                      maybe you could come over and
                      I'll cook you dinner and maybe
                      watch a movie, hang out and
                      stuff, you know?

                                V.O
                      Yeah, sounds good, I'll be there
                      in like 30.

                                RAFFA
                      Cool.

                                RAFFA V.O (V.O.)
                      So just like that I had my first
                      relationship I was so excited
                      never experienced this kind of
                      thing before! I had a boy friend
                      its cool.

                                                                   FADE TO:

            INT. RAFFA'S HOUSE - NIGHT

            OUR CAMERA PULLS BACK REVEALING THAT IT IS 5:00 PM 

            (RAFFA AND Melinda ARE EATING DINNER HAVING A NICE NIGHT
            EVERYTHING SEEMS NORMAL AND THEY BOTH ARE ENJOYING THEMSELVES.)

                                RAFFA
                      So Melinda, how many
                      relationships have you been in?

                                MELINDA
                      Not many just one or two I guess,
                      nothing super special.

                                MELINDA (CONT'D)
                      What about you?

                                RAFFA
                      None...

                                MELINDA
                      Oh my gosh, you must be just a
                      baby than.

                                MELINDA (CONT'D)
                      Thats cute...

            (THEY BOTH SMILE AND RAFFA THINKS HE IS GETTING A RELATIONSHIP.)

                                MELINDA (CONT'D)
                      Hey, do You have any video games
                      that we can play?

                                RAFFA
                      Ummm... Yeah I do in my room.

                                MELINDA
                      Let's go play!

                                                                    CUT TO:

            INT. RAFFA'S ROOM - NIGHT

            CAMERA REVEALS THAT IT IS 1:00 AM

            (WE SEE THAT OUR COUPLE IS PLAYING VIDEO GAMES AND TALKING AND
            GOOFING OFF AND HAVING LOTS OF FUN.)

            CAMERA REVEALS THAT IT IS 3:00 AM

                                RAFFA
                      Hey, having fun?

                                MELINDA
                      Yeah! I've never had this much
                      fun before!

            (Melinda YAWNS AND LOOKS AT RAFFA AND KISSES HIM AND HE KISSES
            HER BACK.)

                                RAFFA
                      That was my...

                                MELINDA
                      First kiss?

                                RAFFA
                      Yeah, It was special too.

                                MELINDA
                      Thanks I've never made any body
                      feel that way I've always been
                      used to the do this, do that, get
                      me this, get me that, attitude
                      all my life. It makes me feel
                      good knowing that someone cares.

                                RAFFA
                      I do care.

                                MELINDA
                      Thanks.

            (RAFFA GETS UP AND GOES TO THE BATHROOM AND HE SEES THAT MELINDA
            WENT TO SLEEP IN HIS BED HE GOES BACK AND SITS DOWN AND STARTS
            RUBBING HIS HANDS THROUGH HER HAIR.)

                                RAFFA
                      Good night Melinda.

            (THE CAMERA PULLS BACK AND RAFFA HAS A HAPPY FACE.)

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                                                   FADE IN:

            EXT. NEIGHBORHOOD - DAY

            (RAFFA WALKS UP TO OUR GANGSTER AND GIVES HIM THE HAND SIGNS.)

                                RAFFA
                      Hey! My main man how is going
                      with you?

                                GANGSTER #1
                      Seem happy today, don't we?

                                RAFFA
                      Of course couldn't be happier, I
                      mean, I got a girl, I'm chillin
                      with my main hommie, and I think
                      I'm in love...

                                GANGSTER #1
                      In love??

                                RAFFA
                      Yeah, Melinda

                                GANGSTER #1
                      Oh Thats good to know you two hit
                      it off right!

                                RAFFA
                      Yeah, I feel absolutely perfect.

                                GANGSTER #1
                      Man... Your In love!

                                RAFFA
                      Yeah I know!!!

                                GANGSTER #1
                      Come here man, give me a hug man!

                                RAFFA
                      Hey do you believe in love...

                                GANGSTER #1
                      Nah never experienced it but It
                      must be something powerful. Maybe
                      I should find someone to fall in
                      love with?

                                GANGSTER #1 (CONT'D)
                      Nah....

            (RAFFA GETS UP TO LEAVE BECAUSE HE HAS A DATE WITH Melinda)

                                GANGSTER #1 (CONT'D)
                      Leaving?

                                RAFFA
                      Yeah Man, I got a date with
                      Melinda

                                GANGSTER #1
                      Alright, cool you enjoy that tip.

                                RAFFA
                      Will Do!

            (RAFFA LEAVES AND GANGSTER PULLS OUT HIS CELL PHONE AND CALLS
            SOMEBODY.)

                                GANGSTER #1
                      ...Hey Melinda come over... I
                      don't care if you have a date,
                      come over we need to talk.

            TIME LAPSE FOOTAGE OF RAFFA CHILLIN AND IT STARTING TO GET DARK.

            (MELINDA IS WALKING UP AT THIS POINT WE ALREADY ESTABLISHED SHE
            IS 100% CORRUPTED NOW SO SHE WALKS OVER TO THE GANGSTER AND THE
            GANGSTER IS ANNOYED BY HER LATE-NESS.)

                                GANGSTER
                      Where were you for the past
                      couple of days?

                                MELINDA
                      Hanging out whats with the
                      attitude?

                                GANGSTER
                      Oh nothing just that I needed you
                      here for stuff who were you
                      hanging out with?

                                MELINDA
                      None of your business.

                                GANGSTER
                      What did you say to me?

            (THE GANGSTER BACK HAND SLAPS MELINDA, SHE FALLS TO THE FLOOR
            AND HAS A BUSTED LIP. SHE IS UPSET AND THE GANGSTER IS MAD.)

                                MELINDA
                      For your information I was
                      hanging out with Raffa and he
                      treats me right. He doesn't beat
                      me like you do and I like him and
                      there isn't anything you can do
                      about it.

                                GANGSTER
                      Oh there isn't? Okay!

            (AT THAT VERY MOMENT WE SEE RAFFA COME UP AND THE GANGSTER
            NOTICES IT AND HE PICKS HER UP AND KISSES HER AND SHE KISSES HIM
            BACK.)

                                RAFFA
                      What?

                                MELINDA
                      Raffa!

                                GANGSTER #1
                      No you ain't leaving

            (Melinda KEEPS KISSING THE GANGSTER AND RAFFA RUNS OFF TO HIS
            HOUSE.)

                                MELINDA
                      Get off me Raffa!

                                GANGSTER
                      See! He obviously doesn't love
                      you that much now does he.

                                MELINDA
                      I hate you. I hate you...

                                GANGSTER
                      Get out of my sight, you
                      disgrace!

            (THE GANGSTER BACK HANDS MELINDA AGAIN AND SHE GETS UP AND RUNS
            AWAY.)

                                                                    CUT TO:

            INT. MELINDAS KITCHEN - LATER

            (MELINDA RUNS IN AND HER MOM IS SITTING AT THE COUNTER DRINKING
            COFFEE LOOKING HYSTERIC AND MELINDA IS CRYING.)

                                MOM
                      So I hear You are running around
                      with guys now.

                                MELINDA
                      Mom You know that isn't true!

                                MOM
                      What happened to your face
                      Melinda?

                                MELINDA
                      I... Fell off the bus today on
                      the way home no big deal.

                                MOM
                      Oh... Thats interesting because I
                      got a call today from your
                      guidance counselor that you have
                      been missing school for the past
                      8 and a half weeks explain that
                      Melinda.

                                MELINDA
                      Uh...

                                MOM
                      Get out... You have been lying to
                      me, cheating me, deceiving me,
                      and worst of all you have been
                      contaminating this family's well
                      being. Remember when you were
                      supposed to bring your brother
                      home yeah those kids he was
                      talking about jumped him because
                      you weren't there because you
                      were out gallivanting like a
                      hoochie!

                                MELINDA
                      Mom... how could you say that!

                                MOM
                      Get out of my house!

                                MELINDA
                      Mom I'm your daughter!

                                MOM
                      I have no daughter just one very
                      hurt son.

            (MELINDA RUNS OUT OF THE HOUSE CRYING.)

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                                                   FADE IN:

            EXT. GHETTO STREET - NIGHT

            (WE SEE OUR CHARACTER MELINDA STANDING ON THE STREET DRESSED
            LIKE A HOOKER REALLY NASTY LOOKING GRUNGY DIRTY CLOTHES THAT
            HANG HALF WAY OFF HER BODY AND THE VISUAL THAT SHE HASN'T
            SHOWERED IN WEEKS. SHE IS STANDING THERE WITH HER THUMB OUT
            HITCHHIKING SOME PLACE WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT.)

                                MELINDA
                      Man come on now... somebody has
                      to pick me up.

            (MELINDA IS HITCHHIKING AND EVERY CAR JUST KEEPS ON DRIVING BY
            HER IGNORING HER ONE EVEN SPLASHES WATER ON HER AND THE CAMERA
            PULLS SLOWLY BACK AND MELINDA BREAKS DOWN AND STARTS CRYING.)

                                                                  FADE OUT:

                                      END OF SHOW



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