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Biographical Information
Name
Michael Dobson
Gender
Male
Age
14 (at death)
Family
Unknown
Status
Deceased
Film Information
Actor

Michael Dobson was a character mentioned in Perks Of Being Wallflower. He was Charlie's best friend in middle school. He committed suicide a year prior to the events of the novel. He is not portrayed in the film.

HistoryEdit

Not much is mentioned about Michael in the book, although it is suggested that he had "problems at home." He had been to Charlie's house before and slept overnight. Charlie references him when he is depressed.

His DeathEdit

He killed himself with a gun. His parents said he left no suicide note, but he did give Charlie, as a present, a poem about suicide.

RelationshipsEdit

FamilyEdit

FriendsEdit

Charlie: tries to deal with his death by going to see a therapist. Charlie breaks down when he finds out that Michael believed he had no one to talk to, saying 'he could have talked to me'.

Susan: was his girlfriend at the time, and used to be friends with Charlie until Michael killed himself. Now she ignores and shuns Charlie. 

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