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Old 05-15-2011, 07:39 AM
 
Location: Atlanta, GA
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:49 AM
 
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Something needs to be done in the white community. No one wants to talk about it but we all know it is a problem and white people need to take responsibility.
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Old 05-15-2011, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Avondale Estates
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Chilling story to read. No one wants to talk about things like this in affluent communities. Ironically communication is the top solution for breaking this cycle.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:31 PM
 
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Something needs to be done in the white community. No one wants to talk about it but we all know it is a problem and white people need to take responsibility.
Assume this is sarcasm. If so, well played.

It's a terrible waste anytime a young person destroys their own life w/ drugs, but it does seem that only celebrities and the affluent white kids that do it make the headlines.

Jimi, Janis, and Jim all died within 10 months and people thought it was the end of society as we know it. Maybe this round of heroin influx is different, but these things tend to run in cycles.

Right now, it's oxy, meth, and heroin screwing up people's lives.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:57 PM
 
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Now lets see if some black posters slam the white community like they do the black community on here when we do something wrong.
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:14 PM
 
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Is it wrong that I don't really feel any sympathy for these guys? Everyone knows that you might end up this way if you mess around with certain drugs. According to this article, this Samter guy was 10 YEARS OLD when he began messing around with drugs. I don't want to be too harsh on his parents, but how do you not know that your kid has a drug problem that has been going on for over a decade? Maybe they didn't have to guts to show him some tough love before he made the mistake of trying heroin.

The suburbs are worse than the inner city when it comes to drugs nowadays. All the doped up baby boomer parents with their Oxycontin are comatose and drooling on themselves while little Jimmy sneaks a few Vicodins, Xanax, etc. Doctors are the biggest pushers nowadays but I'm not even gonna get started on that rant.
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:27 PM
 
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Is it wrong that I don't really feel any sympathy for these guys? Everyone knows that you might end up this way if you mess around with certain drugs. According to this article, this Samter guy was 10 YEARS OLD when he began messing around with drugs. I don't want to be too harsh on his parents, but how do you not know that your kid has a drug problem that has been going on for over a decade? Maybe they didn't have to guts to show him some tough love before he made the mistake of trying heroin.

The suburbs are worse than the inner city when it comes to drugs nowadays. All the doped up baby boomer parents with their Oxycontin are comatose and drooling on themselves while little Jimmy sneaks a few Vicodins, Xanax, etc. Doctors are the biggest pushers nowadays but I'm not even gonna get started on that rant.
Yeah, keep telling yourself that, maybe it will come true one day.
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:53 PM
 
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The smart dealers don't deal in the hood, they deal in the suburbs...ample cash and much better **** to pawn as well as a less chance of retaliation and violence.

Stories like this are no surprise and not new unless your head is under a rock.
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Old 05-17-2011, 10:20 PM
 
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I am Chris Zollman. The one in the article. All of those people who died were my friends. Addiction is disease and it is one of the hardest things to overcome. I used to be a big drug dealer and heroin addict. Now I have gotten my life together and graduating this summer from college. People need to understand addiction better. Also, people need to realize heroin is everywhere in the suburbs. It all started out with Oxycontin, but they changed the formula so that it could not be abused. So since the change, everyone went to heroin. And the people doing heroin are people who were the "nerds" in school, cheerleaders, jocks and everyone else. Addiction can attack anyone. If your from atlanta, addiction goes from Bankhead to Buckhead. Heroin addiction is very hard and most people will not overcome it unfortunately.
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Old 05-17-2011, 10:21 PM
 
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Something needs to be done in the white community. No one wants to talk about it but we all know it is a problem and white people need to take responsibility.
Love it!
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