Can Kids Be Scared Straight? By Kathy Feinstein

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Does fear ever make you do crazy things? Not only can it influence your snap decisions, but I've found that also fear can drastically change someone's entire life. Just hearing about something and how bad it is may not really get to a person, but when it is experienced and seen firsthand, I believe it can scare someone to the point of changing. In the article "Can Kids be Scared Straight?" Kathy Feinstein states that, "Visibly shaken, all the teens in the film vowed that they would rehabilitate their lives; they didn't want to end up behind bars" (Feinstein 28).Also in the program Changing within kids are brought into prison and take part in what happens at the prison, and it helped the kids to change their ways. For example, Elijah, was a

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