I. Attention Step: Alexa Linboom was only five years old when she arrived at the hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee. According to CNN.com she was told to drink a copious amount of grape soda as punishment. The punishment was for allegedly stealing a grape soda from her stepmother. Her death was ruled to be a homicide by way of acute fluid intoxication. Acute Fluid Intoxication: occurs when the electrolytes in cells in the bloodstream and brain neurons become so diluted that they can no longer function.
II. Need – The problem is that people drink too much pop.
A. Consumption of pop is happening.
1. According to cspinet.com soft drinks are a problem not only for what they contain, but also for what they push out of the diet. In 1977-78, boys