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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 01/28/05
    cindy from FL said:
    i might say if you didnt shoot anyone then that law is the pits.sorry about what happened to you.
    On 01/07/05
    Weston from NY said:
    Why would you carry a gun? and why would it not be loaded? Why are you at a night club of you are 15? What did you do the first time you got in trouble? Please post you answer.
    On 01/07/05
    Courtney from CA said:
    What are you doing there at a club at 15? Why did you have a gun? I hope you find a friend in jail. Continue your education.
    On 01/07/05
    Maegan from TX said:
    There is nothing I can say to help you. You should have not ever done the things you did. What are you doing clubbing at 14 with a gun? Why can you not learn from your previous mistakes?
    On 01/04/05
    Aaron from OH said:
    i'm sorry that happend to u but u should allways try to talk it out frist
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