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Interview a family member or friend and inquire about past experiences in his/her life that greatly affected him/her

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The two tied up well. Daniel was on drugs and drank alcohol frequently. One day John was feeling very tense about something. He discussed the issue with Daniel and asked her help. Daniel encouraged John to try marijuana to regulate the stress. John hesitated a little in the start, but finally decided to give it a try. It was very unconventional in that teenagers normally start with cigarettes. Although it felt uncomfortable in the start, yet John liked the feeling he had. Nor only it made him feel liberated, John also liked the temporal numbness that had overcome him in the first trial. The stress was gone for a while. John conducted a little research and found that marijuana was not very uncommon among the teenagers and that it was not as harmful for health as he had anticipated. Convinced that he could tolerate the effects of its consumption, John decided to smoke it again. He loved everything that would make him look and feel bigger. Marijuana served the purpose, but with every cigarette that he smoked, the feeling would become weaker and lighter until he started to feel no difference in mood whether or not he smoked. That was when Daniel offered him Heroin to try, assuring him that this would be the best thing that had ever happened to John thus far in life. John tried Heroin and he found that Daniel had been indeed right. Heroin for sure was better than Marijuana. Gradually, he became a drug addict. This affected John’s studies seriously. In the start, he started to miss classes. Gradually, as his habit intensified, Daniel and John left the school, and this was when John’s academic career came to a halt. One day, my mother woke up and found that her diamond necklace was gone. In the days that followed, various other precious things from our home started vanishing. I suspected John because I knew he was on drugs. One day, I followed him to find that my suspicion was true as I saw John selling mom’s ring to have money for the heroin. This was a matter of great shock for my mother. Already she was losing a son as John’s health was deteriorating fast. She could not bear this additional load of having his son as a thief from which she had to protect her own things.Concluding, drug addiction is one of the biggest evils that have affected millions of teenagers in the present age. John is one of the victims of drug addiction. To attribute John’s condition entirely to drug addiction is irrational unless the factors
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preview essay on Interview a family member or friend and inquire about past experiences in his/her life that greatly affected him/her
  • Pages: 4 (1000 words)
  • Document Type: Essay
  • Subject: Sociology
  • Level: Masters
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