Nicole Ellison, D. Wohn, Michael Brown
Andy  is a junior in high school, living in a relatively rural part of Western Michigan. Like many teenage boys, he enjoys playing video games online through Xbox Live. Over time, he has developed friendships with a group of other players. He has never met them in person, but considers them friends and sometimes logs in just to socialize. Andy feels he has benefited from talking to these friends about their lives, and he considers their diverse experiences as he tries to make his own plans around life questions such as whether and when to go to college.…
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