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Acadia Parish Choices 2015

The Acadia Parish community has been working hard to carry the distracted, drunk and drugged driving awareness issue to teens in high schools in Louisiana through their “Choices” program. This year’s annual 3- day event just concluded this weekend, with the highlight, the filming of a mock crash, the events leading up to it and


“Look at me…and say: I don’t want to be that guy.” Reggie Shaw quoted in, “A Deadly Wandering – A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention,” by Matt Richtel

Reggie Shaw was texting while driving in 2006 and killed two men. Richtel’s book tells Reggie’s story and also the story of those who were affected by Reggie’s decision to text and drive. Since I have met Reggie and spoken with him, this book has special meaning for me. It is a story of how good can come out of suffering, how one man, initially reviled for what he had done, was able to earn respect, forgiveness and love from others, including those whose loved ones he killed [….]