Don't Drink & Drive

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Purpose Statement: The purpose of my speech is to persuade my fellow classmates that if you drink and drive there will be consequences.

Intro: I’m sure that most of you have heard the story of Jacqueline Saburido. This was the young lady that was involved in a car accident and practically burned alive due to a drunk driver. She was on her way home from a birthday party with some of her friends. Just then a young 17 yr old boy who was headed home from a party with his friends smashed into her car due to alcohol. Two friends died on the scene and two were rescued, but poor Jacqui was pinned in the front of the car unable to move. The car caught fire in just minutes after the impact. Over sixty percent of her body was burned and to this day she has gone over fifty operations in order to survive. To begin with, I will explain a personal story. Next, the statistics that go along with drunk driving and accident are remarkable. But there are ways that you can help prevent it.

I. An incident happened just this year on the night of Halloween. A. Sitting at home that night watching the movie Halloween with my family and girlfriend. 1.Just minutes after the movie ended there was this loud bang out front. It literally sounded like someone had ran into one of our cars in the driveway. We look out the front window and see that across the street there was a Jeep Cherokee that had smashed into a tree. We all ran out to see if everyone was ok and my mom was calling for an ambulance. The two people in the car were a complete mess. They were so freaking wasted that 15-20 minutes after the accident the firefighters found out that there was a child in the back of the car. Throughout the entire time the people didn’t mention once that their kid was in the car with them. The child was wedged on the ground behind the passengers seat with…...

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