By Bronwyn Donaghy
At 15 Anna wooden went to a celebration and took an ecstasy pill. 3 days later she was once lifeless. A existence destroyed. A relations devastated. She was once simply fifteen. She used to be leaving tuition to begin the task of her desires. She used to be appealing, she had a loving kinfolk and numerous acquaintances. but on 21 October 1995, Anna wooden took an ecstasy capsule at a dance social gathering and died 3 days later. A lifestyles destroyed, a kin devastated, a neighborhood in surprise. Bronwyn Donaghy interviewed acquaintances, relations and various execs with a purpose to write the tale of the conditions surrounding Anna′s demise and of her family′s choice to attempt and switch tragedy right into a optimistic strength for solid. it's a tale of our occasions, a narrative with strong resonances for Anna′s iteration and their mom and dad, for counsellors, medical professionals and lecturers, for an individual who values the sanctity of existence. three i've got taken all types of gear, not likely understanding what they have been and why I did it. Then i discovered this publication. I vowed by no means to take medicines back yet it′s only a disgrace it took the lifetime of a stunning, proficient lady to make me appreciate how harmful it was.′ BC, elderly 17, New South Wales i haven't attempted illicit medicines and even if i used to be curious to take action ... the data supplied during this publication has scared me clear of that forever.′ LO, elderly sixteen, Western Australia ҵre, I′ve had ma and pa supply me lectures approximately now not popping up and stuff however it didn′t quite impact me till I learn Anna′s tale and realised what they do to boring humans similar to me.′ AE, elderly 15, Queensland
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