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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 01/16/09
    Candy from NY said:
    don't do the deed if you don't wana do the time think about it more than once..
    On 12/19/08
    Jim from NJ said:
    7 and a half years?? That's nuts... everybody makes freakin mistakes, and it sure sucks when consequences come out of them, but as long as the old lady wasnt killed it should still be in the juvenile justice system...
    On 12/15/08
    o from AZ said:
    you are stupid in doing that. If you dont know how to drive then dont do it. This is what you get for making a wrong decision. Next time be smarter and dont get in to trouble.
    On 10/21/08
    iss from GA said:
    like really sorry but if u friend dared you to jump off a bridge would you do it? you need to have a mind of your own because you could have died and so what would the police report would say "i dared her to take the neigbor's car" and now your dead but hey its like your life i aint mad @ you countie with your life but just make a GOOD choice ? ? ? PEACE!
    On 10/20/08
    Marvin from CA said:
    That's what you get!
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