We’ve all done things in our youth that were dangerous. But with today’s culture pushing our kids to perform and garner “likes” and gain “followers,” the stakes are higher than ever. I grew up in Louisiana, so you know we were doing stupid things when we were younger, but there wasn’t a world-wide social aspect encouraging my small group of friends to use alcohol or participate in dares and games, which sometimes cause irreparable physical harm. Today, kids are being encouraged to use drugs and even become adrenaline junkies, all in the name of outperforming their peers.
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