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I started smoking marijuana during my sophomore year of high school. Most of my friends also smoked, and I let my desire to fit in direct my choices. This led me to rebel, and my grades began to suffer. After a bit of research, my mom found the PAYH website…

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I came to the youth home with numerous charges and facing serious prison time. Fortunately for me there was an alternative. At PAYH, I have had a chance to change my ways. During my time here, I have learned to keep my anger and impulses in check. I have worked…

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I started using marijuana when I was 15. It started as a hobby but eventually became a crutch that I used to deal with my depression over the death of some friends. After that I became more rebellious and angry at any source of authority. This led me to become…

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