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Cory Maxson Timeline and Summary
Gets home from football practice. Gets fussed at by Rose for not doing his chores before he left. Helps Troy build the fence. Tries to talk to his dad about baseball but is continually shot down. Argues with Troy about the football scholarship. Tries to explain to his father that his job at the A&P will still be there after football season. Asks Troy why he doesn't like him. Is told by his father that he doesn't have to like him – he only has to provide for him. Is ordered by Troy to go get his job back at the A&P. Talks with a friend on the phone before heading off to practice, neglecting to do his chores. Returns from practice steaming mad because Troy got him removed from the team. Hits at the rag ball in the front yard. Grumbles that he's not going to quit the team, no matter what. Helps Troy and Bono build the fence. Punches Troy in the chest when he sees him roughing up Rose. Graduates high school. Has trouble finding a job. Gets in a fight with Troy, complete with a baseball bat. Is defeated by his father. Gets kicked out. Returns seven years later on the day of Troy's funeral. Gets lectured by Rose because he doesn't want to go to the funeral. Sings a song with Raynell.