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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 05/03/05
    breean from AL said:
    what were you thinking? drugs at ten?
    On 04/29/05
    jennifer from AZ said:
    hey brittney i am really proud of you for quiting drinking and drugs. you encraged me not to now because i dont want to loose a friend. so i want to say thanks. sencerly your pal jennifer
    On 04/14/05
    Greg from MA said:
    I've smoked several times and it's basically ruined my life. I used to be a straight A student who never got in trouble. But now look at me. I'm on a CINS, i'm drug tested bi-weekly, and i've been just recently charged with truancy. I stopped smoking marijuana at least but it may be too late. I have to re-appear in court June 7th and if i've done 1 thing wrong i'm either being commited to DYS or being placed in DSS custody.
    On 04/08/05
    Tarlicia from MO said:
    I would have been scared, I have peolp asking me to smoke and drink, but I always say no, you cant let people temp you into doing things just say no like me YADIDIDI MEAN!!!!
    On 04/08/05
    Jamese from MO said:
    This law is very important I have a Aunt she hang around the wrong prople she thinks it ok to go to all the partys. She is having peer pressure because the people she hang around with our bad people what should I do about that
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