In the sadness, nothing else seemed significant.
Especially not high school.
How could it be? Her loved ones were being shot at and dying. Her mother was depressed and out of work. Her younger brother was ill and on the cusp of running away.
And amid it all, Nazje Mansfield was left questioning the meaning of math homework when pitted against mortality.
"What is the purpose of continuing life if everyone dies?" she questioned.