Doug Bender

I was convinced I didn't have any friends.


The Story

In today’s social media world, “friends” come and go with each passing day. We collect vast numbers and mass communicate with them via a keypad. In many ways they are just names in a directory.

Having true friends is much more complicated, especially during the critical school years. Doug Bender’s perceived lack of friends growing up greatly impacted his life. In his I am Second film, Doug remembers the scarring that took place during his search for friends, and how he finally discovered the key to understanding friendship.

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