The story starts with a 32 year old man named Charli. Charli was born with with Mental Retardation. He works at a bakery. He does not realize, but most of the bakers were making fun of him.
I'm starting to lose memory, I can't think straight, I - I wont be the new and smart Charli anymore
So sorry Charli
Because of his mental state, Charli has a hard time keeping old memories, a hard time having a straight conversation, and a hard time realizing what is going on around him. Until, Ms. Kinian (Charli's Teacher) told Charli that there is a surgery to make him smarter, and he accepted
Charli later found out that the surgery to make him smarter does not last long, and will slowly turn back into his old Charli.
Charli has lost some of the memories of when he was smart, and only remembers the good times and have forgoten what he was upset about. He told Ms. Kinian to put flowers on his friend mouse Arginine, and to not be upset when he goes to the mental hospital.