Disturbing Behavior Paper

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Disturbing Behavior Paper by Lorenzo Santana

Foundations of Youth Ministry
YOUT 301-B01
Professor Dr. Steve Vandegriff
09 September 2013

I. introduction
CBS news reported, in Duncan, Oklahoma on August 16th, Chancey Allen Luna, 16, and James Francis Edwards, Jr., 15, have been charged as adults with first-degree murder of Australian baseball player Christopher Lane, 22. And another teen named Michael Dewayne Jones, 17, was also charged, but with using a vehicle in the discharge of a weapon and with accessory to first-degree murder because he drove the getaway car. The motive given for this senseless and vicious act was that the teens were “bored” and did it for the “fun of it.” From this case it would seem that the youth is losing their minds, or just “running amuck,” because the sad truth is this is not an isolated incident, and this is not a new phenomenon. There are many examples of teens throughout the years to the present taking it to this extreme.
Preparing for this assignment wasn’t that difficult being that all I had to do was look at the news, social media, or walk down the street. Disturbing behavior of teens is all over the place to the seemingly minor rudeness of a teen on the corner, or to the extreme of murder as with the Christopher Lane case. The purpose of this paper is to identify a disturbing behavior not mentioned in our textbook by Professor Dr. Lee Vukich and Professor Dr. Steve Vandegriff, “Disturbing Behavior: 53 Alarming Trends of Teens and how to Spot Them.” The Disturbing behavior that I identified for the purpose of this paper is “Smoking Alcohol.” II. Disturbing behavior: smoking ALCOHOL
Growing up in the 80s and 90s there was a clear distinction between smoking drugs, such as “Trees” or “Green” as we used to call weed, and drinking alcohol. They smoked one, and drank the other; the lines never got crossed.…...

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