Dangerous Teenage Trends
Organizational Pattern: Topical
Specific Purpose: I will explain the dangerous, and sometimes deadly, trends that teenagers are currently part taking in.
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Bridge: Teenagers notorious for stupid+ innocent trends- planking, smack cams
Some new trends dangerous, where do you draw line?
Thesis: To have a better understanding of the stupid and dangerous, trends that teenagers are currently part taking in, it is critical to understand what these trends are and the affects they have on a person.
Fire Challenge- As seen in video above
Put Nail Polish remover on skin, light on fire, go in water
According to the website Kinston.com, under the page Mike Parker: ‘Fire Challenge’ results in burned and dead kids published August 10th, 2014 “What they don’t show at the end of the videos is the consequences of doing this, the second and third degree burns.” Said Captain Chris Harrod of the Lexington Fire Department
Thousands attempted, all over world, resulted in some deaths
Purple Drank- originated in Houston, Texas in the 1960’s
Becoming popular again, referenced in many Lil Wayne songs
Other notable celebrities- Jonny Jolly (Packers), Jamarcus Russell (Raiders)
Combination of cough syrup, soda, and jolly ranchers
Effects- drowsiness, slower heart rate, lack of coordination (drunk), seizures (Lil Wayne)
Drinking Hand Sanitizer- since hand sanitizer is 62% alcohol, teens distill alcohol by salt
Distilled alcohol is 120 proof
According to Clearviewtreatmentprograms.com, under Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer as Alcohol copyright May 2nd, 2013 “Once distilled, the sanitizer becomes a potent liquid similar to hard liquor. Just a few drinks can cause slurred speech and a burning sensation in the stomach. The liquid can make teens so intoxicated that they require around the...