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Brother is getting sent to military academy

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Who Dat Popcorn, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Feb 5, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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    We've been having problems with my younger brother (16 years old) for the past year now, and he is definitely heading in the wrong direction with his life. He's gotten in a lot of trouble, mostly because he hangs out with the wrong crowd. My parents finally decided they are sending him to a military academy in FL. Do these actually work? Can we expect to see a better person? The program is 12 months long so he wont be back till next year.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2011 at 10:35 PM
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    I hear some good stories where kids have been rehabilitated and turned their lives around. I think he just needs to get away from the negative for a while. I wish the best for you.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    I have heard they work... Some kids need a good ass kicking to straighten them up... My parents almost sent me when I was younger. Just the threat set me in line. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Feb 5, 2011 at 11:24 PM
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    LOL J/K. I don't know anyone that has been sent or been to one.
     
  5. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:33 AM
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    I'll be interested to see this thread in about a year....cause military discipline doesn't work for everyone and sometimes it only makes things worse. Hope that's not the case for your bro.
     
  6. Feb 6, 2011 at 7:39 AM
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    Like Brunes said, it does not work for everyone. I know some people who came back and they were fixed up good and turned around. I also know people who came back angrier and just got arrested for the same stupid stuff
     
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