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    "I started drinking and smoking marijuana when I was ten years old and now I'm fifteen years old.  I'd go into my parents liquor cabinet and have parties and invite my friends over whenever my parents were out-of-town.  We would see how much we could drink before we did something silly.  My best friend Susan was 18 years old.    One night, we decided to drive to the mall and hang out.  Susan was the only one with a drivers license.  That night Susan seemed kind of out-of-it, and I know I shouldn't have gotten into the car with her, but I didn't want to show that I was scared or chicken to drive with her.  I never knew that Susan had been arrested before for drunk driving.  She was my best friend but she never told me that.   Anyway, that night on the way to the mall, we had the radio blasting and we never heard the oncoming fire engine.  I can't remember exactly what happened, but I ended up in the hospital for 3 months with a broken pelvis and punctured lung.  My best friend Susan died at the scene.  I went through drug rehabilitation and I'm okay today.  But I will never forget what happened and I'll never party with drugs or alcohol again and I'll never drive with anyone who drinks and uses DRUGS!"

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    On 01/17/08
    star from OH said:
    i feel so sorry for u, but i wnt 2 kno u strtd in the 1st plce
    On 01/14/08
    Jen from AZ said:
    I can't believe that you started doing that stuff when you were only ten. I am sorry about what happened to your friend. You should stay away from drinking and drugs they have no place in your life. I'm glad that you learned a lesson from what happened.
    On 01/13/08
    Topher from TX said:
    Its very bizarre how alchohol companies promote product so much but then the government runs anti-drinking ads all the time. I agree with alot of people, Drugs need to be use for medicinal purposes. If you have a person with cancer who is in severe pain and the synthetic corporation crafted pain meds are not working for them, They should have the option to take clean medical marijuana to relieve that pain. In that situation it isn't gross, it helps that person cope with the pain. When someone is smoking all day everyday and needs it to get anything accomplished then you have a problem.
    On 11/29/07
    jasmin from VA said:
    Wow. Thats so sad. I hope u can feel better and make better choices n thank GOD that u r not dead. But im truly sorry about ur friend
    On 11/02/07
    Kalli from AZ said:
    I'm so sorry to hear about what happened to Susan. I know how hard it is, my great grandma died like that, and i wasnt even two years old.
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