The life lessons are several
Don’t tell lies because you never know where they will end up.
People turned against the bus conductor but they were all wrong. Don’t jump to conclusions about others.
Mickey’s dad could have remained silent about his son’s lies but he didn’t. He wanted to do the right thing even though it was painful and embarrassing.
By doing right, although the clock wasn’t turned back it cleared the bus conductor of being guilty.
His widow also was spared a lifetime of thinking her husband was a cruel man who took his own life.
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