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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 10/09/05
    from Othr said:
    I don't get it. Do you want kids to respect the law or fear it? This sounds more like a horror story to keep everyone on edge rather than a good moral. I've had severe anxiety disorder since I was twelve because of these kind of stories.
    On 09/20/05
    sexychick from Othr said:
    i feel sorry for ya but come on you shouldn't have been pointing a gun at them in the first place. even if it woz self defense. that was a silly thing to do. look where it has got you!!! i would never ever think about oding such a stupid thing. why did you have a unloaded gun anyway. but oh well lesson learned.
    On 09/14/05
    Lynsey from AZ said:
    i don't know why you would have a wepon with but it was only self defence. in my opinion you shouldn't have been tooken to jail. it wasn't even loaded.
    On 08/31/05
    Excuse Me from AZ said:
    Do not call her stupid. She was only defending herself with the weapon and brought it for self-defense and for only the best reasons. There is not a reason to make her feel guilty while she is already paying for her 'mistake', or so the country says, by serving a number of years in a local JAIL. Thank you, have a great day.
    On 07/27/05
    Shaneice from NY said:
    Rer.. i feel sorry for ya. but u shouldnt have a gun on u in the first place. and to point it at girls just so they would leave u alone? thats incredibly Stupid! And look where it got u.. well i hope all the best for ya!
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