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.