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April 22, 1992 | MICHAEL HAEDERLE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"What are five differences between pot and alcohol?" Therapist Al Sanchez stands before a classroom full of teen-agers, a blue marker poised expectantly to jot down their answers. "Alcohol is bad for your liver," one student calls out. "You don't get the munchies when you drink," adds another, to snickers from the others. The kids join in enthusiastically, interrupting one another with suggestions until the list of differences has grown to seven.
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April 22, 1992 | MICHAEL HAEDERLE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"What are five differences between pot and alcohol?" Therapist Al Sanchez stands before a classroom full of teen-agers, a blue marker poised expectantly to jot down their answers. "Alcohol is bad for your liver," one student calls out. "You don't get the munchies when you drink," adds another, to snickers from the others. The kids join in enthusiastically, interrupting one another with suggestions until the list of differences has grown to seven.
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July 31, 1994 | CAROLE FELDMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
For years, whenever Danny Harper wanted to get high, he did. Now when he feels the urge--even if it's 4 or 5 in the morning--he calls his teachers. "I know they don't want to talk to me then," he said. But they do. It's part of the job at the Phoenix School, a public high school whose students are all recovering drug addicts and alcoholics. Kris, 18, calls the Phoenix School "a place of safety, hope, acceptance and unconditional love on the front lines of the war on drugs."
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