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    How's it goin?  I'm Ernest. I'm 15 years old and have never been in any trouble before. In fact, I've been on the honor roll all through high school. But now I've really got trouble.  I don't know why I did it, but on a dare from a friend, I borrowed this one neighbor's car. You see, we knew the keys were always in the ignition. Right now, I wish they weren't that day. Anyway, I guess I'm not that great of a driver yet and I accidentally went up over a curb and hit an old lady.  Geez, she's my grandma's age, 72, and I hurt her bad! The police and ambulance showed up and I was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.  And from what I understand, back in 1997 a law got passed in Arizona where this type of case has to be filed in the adult justice system! Before, I might've gotten time in the juvenile jail or put on probation, but now I'll have to serve 7-1/2 years in adult prison!


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    On 06/02/09
    joe from KY said:
    if you driver uder 15 that not a good idea
    On 05/14/09
    meagan from AZ said:
    that really sucks but i guess you learned your lesson but i really am sorry...i dont plan on going to jail but like im really sorry
    On 04/21/09
    Yaya from IL said:
    well you shouldnt have surcome to peer-pressure.I kno u were taught better.well......thats wat u get.
    On 02/23/09
    o5o62k from CA said:
    omg!!!! MARiJUANA CAN MESS UP YOUR LiFE!!! i KNOW ALOT OF PEOPLE WHO DOES THAT... i THiNK iTS RETARDED THOUGH... i WiLL NEVER EVER WANNA TRY SMOKiNG iT... i KNOW BETTER NOT TO MESS UP MY LiFE AND BRAiN...
    On 02/05/09
    S.C.G from AZ said:
    you should always turn down a dare that has illegal actions in it because if you are injur some one like you did you will always have to deal with it one way or another
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