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That First Drink

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

A survey of more than 500,000 U.S. school children found that 26 percent of children as young as fourth graders believe their peers are drinking wine coolers, 34 percent feel peer pressure to do so, and 50 percent of fourth graders do not think of alcohol as a drug.

The findings were reported in the latest issue of the Statistical Bulletin, a publication of the Metropolitan Life... Login to read more
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