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friends from her previous school abandoned her because they were afraid they might be seen by white citizens and hassled themselves. Sometimes she desperately wanted to give up and have her old life back. Once she said that she wanted to die because the battle was just too hard. When she was really discouraged, she found courage in her faith in God and in the support from her family members. Warriors Don?t Cry is an account of courage and a milestone for the civil rights movement. It is because of their struggles and the battles fought by Melba Beals and the other eight students that desegregation finally took place in Arkansas. At the end of the school year, the black students emerged from Central High victoriously. They had survived an entire year in the hostile environment of

the school. They had opened the doors for other black students in the entire country to attend white schools.