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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 02/08/07
    Brittany from AZ said:
    No one get 22 1/2 years for showing a gun. I remember  when my cousin was 15, she got caught but she did not get 22 1/2 years of jail. If you are saying that you get that many years then that is NOT true because you can't get that many years for that crime and even if the weapon was not loaded, you should know to always stay with friends because being alone can get you hurt and into trouble.
    On 11/16/06
    bob from AZ said:
    this was awesome story and it taught me alot
    On 09/13/06
    from AL said:
    Arsakon how do you know your not her how would you like it if you were her and people sayed that this is a joke why would somebody joke about something like that???? bicuz i dont think she is joking!!!! hopefully you get out soon!!!
    On 08/13/06
    NN from Othr said:
    HEY THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN BE IN JAIL FOR 22 1/2 YEARS FOR SHOWING A GUN WITHOUT ANY AMO IN. THERE ARE PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT HAVE SHOT A PERSON AND HAVE GOT LESS THAN THAT!!! AND AT 15 YEARS OLD I DON'T THINK SO NOT 22 1/2 YEARS ANY WAY. YOU COULD BE HELD UP FOR ASSULT AND FOR HAVING A GUN AT YOUR AGE, BUT STILL YOUR SENTENCE WON'T GO FOR 22 YEARS GIRL I THINK YOU WOULD HAVE LIKE 5 YEARS MOST OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.
    On 08/01/06
    Arsakon from Othr said:
    Fake. Come on does anyone seriously belive any of this? Just listen to the MP3, she just reads it from a piece of paper, and not even good. What is this anyway? You go to jail, you have to give a statement why? This is ridiculous .
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