Charlie Gordon is an adult with special needsCharlie got offered to be in an operation in which he got super excited about after the doctors agreed to have him be in the operation. His teacher was Miss. Kinnan came to see him quite a lot. Charlie had the 1st part of his test and he thinks he failed his inkblot test, then he raced a mouse named Algernon and fail at that too. After his operation, he started to understand everything that people said and now realized that Joe and Frank weren't his friends and that they had been making fun of him this whole time but he was to dumb to realize. He started to see that Algernon was getting sick and won't eat days after Algernon died! Charlie buried him in his backyard. He then fled the city to go where no one will know who he is!