Short stories tagged with Sympathy

Listing 7 stories.

After one of her young low-income students shows up to class disheveled, a female teacher from Chicago makes it her mission to create a strong bond with the girl in hopes it will prevent her from dropping out of school.

A young boy burns with childish attraction for his mother's beautiful friend, but finds that a single mistake could ruin everything he imagined between them.

After nearly breaking up with her boyfriend, a young woman distracts herself in the company of a charming guest who is seeking respite from his own set of problems.

When his deceased son is accused of thievery, a grieving grocery store owner condemns the world for making him rethink the innocent memories he had of his son.

After arriving at the scene of a motorcycle crash, a policeman must manage the emotions of his partner while also dealing with the gruesomeness of the scene.

In New York city, a middle-aged man goes for a late-night drink at a familiar restaurant and provides brief respite to stranger who is waiting for a call about the execution of a man who killed his wife.

Frustrated with the state of his own marriage, a sailor finds himself in a state of unbearable anger when the ship's engineer divulges his fiancée's private correspondence, leading to a confrontation between the two men.