January 2006
Teen Ink;Jan2006, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p37
This article features the author's addiction to illegal drugs. He was 12 years old the first time he got high. His addiction progressed quickly and he started selling drugs in eighth grade to support his habit. At 15, he got a girl pregnant, but she had a miscarriage. Several of his peers died due to drug addiction. His parents sent him to a rehabilitation center. In course of his treatment, he realized his mistakes. Eventually, he graduated from the program and lived a simple life.


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