Your introduction might point out the reason your topic matters, but your conclusion should also tackle this questions.
They also learn to overcome their fears and manage their feelings.
In the end, they all end up changing very much and realize more of what life is really about.
They're confronted by a group of local bullies, but after a short standoff the boys and the bullies go their seperate ways.
On their way home the boys are pretty quiet, not knowing exactly what to say after seeing what they've seen.