"Mo-om," said Perdro. "Leave me alone. This is so embarrassing."
Perdro's mom was making him wear a sky-blue tuxedo and go to the shuttle launch.
"I hope I don't see anyone I know," said Perdro.
Sure enough, the whole committee was there. They wore orange tuxedos and looked very classy, but Perdro was wearing complementary colors and was really the odd man out.