Before reading the book Monster by Walter Dean Myers, I disagreed with the statement “Lying to save yourself from being convicted of a crime is an okay thing do.” Reading this book has made me slightly change my mind. Before I read this book I believed that it was never okay to lie to save yourself. Now I believe that is is sometimes okay to save yourself. In the book Steve lied to make himself seem more innocent. In a note to himself he said “Anyone can walk into a drugstore and look around.
What is a DARE hero? Before DARE started, I only knew a little of what the former DARE students have told me. They only told me that DARE was about why you should not take drugs. After I was in the DARE program, my opinion on the program is that it is great that we are lucky enough to have adults that care about us and want us to know why we should not take drugs. If we need to use drugs that are prescribed by the doctor, we should use them, how they are supposed to be used.
In 1996 Sheen charged with assaulting his girlfriend, later plead no contest and received a suspended sentence and two years’ probation (Korba, 2015). 1998, Mr. Sheen experienced a stroke after overindulging while using cocaine and was hospitalized ("The Free Library," 2014). Additionally, Charlie’s father, Martin is a recovering alcoholic; that has spoken about Charlie as a successful 12-step devotee. Furthermore, there has been times Mr. Sheen checked himself into the rehab and attended 12-meetings dating back 1990 (Korba, 2015). According to Korba (2015) Charlies has reported, being a major celebrity can work against getting effective treatment for problems of the sort.
Since the the day Elvis Presley was proclaimed dead due to a drug overdose on August 16, 1977, rumors and conjecture have hypothesized that he is still living. Some claim he is living in secrecy, escaping the life he had created for himself as arguably the most popular and influential American musician of all time. Is it that Presley fans essentially can 't give up, or arrives truth to the ravenous bits of gossip that he faked his own particular downfall to pick up the security and peace he needed amid his fame.
In the article Hip-Hop White Wash: The Impact of Eminem on Rap Music and Music Industry Economics. The article starts with Eminem moving from place to place due to his parents having addiction problems. Then it goes into how Eminem became a musician and lastly it talks about the impact of Eminem on rap music. In the article it explains how Eminem moved from place to place and how this scrawny white boy who was a nobody that lived in the worst part of Chicago became and became this rap mogul that everyone respected. In 1997, he placed 2nd in the rap Olympics where Dr. Dre found him and signed him to a contract and his first album that Eminem made went triple platinum and from there his fame went thru the roof and Eminem became the first white
Michael J. Fox is an actor and a writer that was diagnosed at the age of 29 with Parkinson’s disease. When he found out he said, “It was the last thing I expected.” He speaks about his disease regularly and started the Michael J. Fox Foundation, whose goal it is to eliminate Parkinson’s disease. “It is the largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s Disease drug development in the world.” And because of this foundation, he was able to control his symptoms and side affects enough to go back to acting by finding a drug cocktail (The Biography of Michael J.
Jonestown was created to bring peace to those of People’s Temple, but instead, led them to commit suicide via cyanide-laced juice. James Jones conducted “loyalty drills” in the middle of the night, later telling the people they were not going to die. A total of 918 people lost their lives over the course of the five years that Jonestown was thriving, with very little survivors. James Jones will always be remembered as the cult leader of People’s Temple who led many to their deaths. No one saw this coming, and not many even began to think that this massacre would take place.
These victories were revoked in 2012, when the United States Anti-Doping Agency concluded an investigation regarding allegations that Armstrong abused performance enhancing drugs throughout his career. The USADA banned him from competing in sports that follow the agency’s standards, thus ending his athletic career. In January 2013, Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey in a live television interview that he used performance enhancing drugs from the mid-1990s up through his 2005 Tour de France victory. When asked to describe his doping process, Armstrong said: “You had things that were oxygen boosting drugs – for lack of a better word or way to describe it – that were incredibly beneficial for performance or endurance sports, whether it’s cycling or running or whatever. And that’s all you needed.
In actuality, those who are not vaccinated for any contagious disease, pose a threat to the general health of the citizens of United States, as well as bringing back previously eradicated diseases. Rhett Krawitt, a 6 year-old cancer fighter, and survivor, battled cancer for more than four years and has recently been has been declared cancer free, but for another problem recently became apparent. During his treatment, Rhett was unable to return to school; his immune system had been greatly weakened by the destructive means of chemotherapy and other treatments. Although Rhett is now cured, returning to school poses a large threat to his health and even his life. Due to the condition of his immune system, Rhett and his family believe it’s unsafe to vaccinate him.
According to the book (Drug Games) many body builders died because of taking steroids, Dean Whereby is a body builder who took steroids for several years to improve his physique, but unfortunately he got cancer from overusing steroids, after that he stopped using steroids and started taking natural medication until he died from cancer. Scientists research to find the negative impact of steroids, there were multiple results found, steroids can actually cause death and cancer and other kind of terrible diseases, but if not overusing it can be fine according to the