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By David Martin

Life R U Ready teaches students about the consequences of some decisions


David Martin

Eli Thomas, Levi Westberg and Oran Watts listen to a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper describe how a person unbuckled in the back of a vehicle can kill other occupants during a vehicle crash.

High school and middle school students from Green River learned that decisions like partying and inebriated driving can have lasting consequences at Life R U Ready last week.

Life R U Ready is a program funded by both cities as well as the United Way of Southwest Wyoming and the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services that places teens in a simulation of a house party. After about half an hour the party is raided by police and the teens are handed consequence cards resulting from activities that commonly take place. For example, a girl may find out she was the victim of date ra...

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