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    Hi, my name is Cindy and I’m 15 years old. It’s my first day in jail, adult jail, and boy am I scared! I was at juvenile jail once and this isn’t anything like that place! I still can’t believe how fast all of this happened. One night I’m out dancing at an after hours club and wham, now I’m in prison for up to 22 1/2 years! I suppose you’d like to know how this happened. Well, I was leaving the after hours club when these three girls from the north side were messing with me. My friends had already left so I was alone. I pulled out my pistol which, by the way, wasn’t even loaded, and pointed it at them and told them to leave me alone. I didn’t mean anything by it. I wasn’t going to shoot them. I just wanted them to leave me alone. But I got arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (How deadly is a gun with no bullets I asked, but that didn’t mater) Anyway, I guess last July a new law makes it so that kids that get charged with certain crimes have to go to adult jail instead of juvenile jail.  Well, I’m one of them, on my way to adult prison at age 15. I won’t get out of jail until I’m almost 40 years old!"

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    On 11/11/05
    from AL said:
    weather you thought it was bad or not having a not loaded gun it was still bad because it was a threat to the girls and trust me you can get in some serious trouble for that trust me i know i have had some friends get in trouble for threats. and besides what were you doing with a gun anyways?later.
    On 11/05/05
    Michelle from AZ said:
    Hey i def understand this but what i have a problem with is the gun thing for u to do that u must have ha dsomething wrong with you but u should get checked out and then plede ur case again but for u to do that is amazing cuase the quote do onto your self as u want to e done to u you kinda have to out your self in there shoes cuase if they did that to u u would def be scared but u know u have just made ur fute for us self and now u have to live with the decisions u have made with but be safe cause u will be in there for a long time and think abut ur family howmuh pain u have put them threw...
    On 11/01/05
    ana from AZ said:
    ask one question to yourself if you would go back on time would you still do the same thing? now you know what tough life is good luck and sorry...
    On 10/31/05
    Carlos from AZ said:
    First of all your 15 years old and you shouldnt be in after hour clubs to began with....if you were there this would have never happened....stay in thier
    On 10/17/05
    Tom from GA said:
    Kids have no business carrying weapons at all. Most of the kids have no idea of the law so before you go and carry a a) concealed weapon and b) commit assault with a deadly weapon, why don't you think about it and walk away?
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