... Shortly after, one of the passengers comes up to Jamie and says, "I didn't hear all of your conversation with him, but if I had I would've said something."
"No, it's okay," Jamie tells him. "You didn't need to â€” I don't need anyone to fight my battles for me. I went to Boston Latin School â€” stuff like this happened to me all the time growing up. I know how to handle it. I don't need anyone to fight my battles," he said.
But in telling me the story he revealed something the people on the bus might not have seen. "You know, I really wanted to punch that guy. I felt myself ready," he said, clenching his fist. "I was going to punch him. ..."