This incident took place at my lower school in 1961, when I was 9 years old. It was a cold February morning, and my class of 30 boys was waiting in a line outside the gym. We were supposed to wait in silence for all lessons, but when the PE master arrived he found me and three other boys talking. He opened the gym, told everyone to line up before they changed, and asked me to say what rule we had broken. I don’t know why he picked on me, but I was so nervous and surprised I just said,