|By the Way... Teens and Booze - the High Price of Abuse
I recently heard two sad stories about teens and alcohol. Both stories are true only the names have been changed. Peter Hart, 17, will live for the rest of his life with the tragic memory of what happened to 18-year-old Sharon Brown. Peter had gone to a party where everyone was drinking - booze, that is. Sharon had gone to a party where everyone was drinking soda pop. Sharon left her party a few minutes before Peter left his. Peter's friends warned him not to drive home, but he was determined to show he could "handle his booze." As Sharon drove toward the top of a hill less than a mile from her home, Peter drove up the other side. He crossed the yellow centerline as he crested the hill and hit Sharon head-on!
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