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Former Inmate Speaks to Bleckley Youth About Choice and Consequence
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Former Inmate Speaks to Bleckley Youth About Choice and Consequence

Chris Sandy was an average 22-year old in 2000  He liked hanging with friends, playing sports, generally enjoying life.  One night in April changed his life forever.  That night Sandy, who had four consecutive drinks, was speeding down a backroad outside Atlanta when he hit a car, killing both passengers.  Sandy spent eight and a half years in prison.  He now speaks to groups about his choice and the consequences that resulted, in the hopes no one else will make his mistake.

Sandy was in Cochran Wednesday.  Sponsored by Family Connection and Communities in Schools of Bleckley County, he was at the First Baptist Church Hangar (a building for youth activities) in a gathering of teens and parents.  Sandy shared his story, some of the consequences such as not being allowed to drive, and how he was trying to make the most of what he saw as a second chance by Jesus because he survived the wreck.

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