As a young man in my teens, I took to drinking

As a young man in my teens, I took to drinking. I went from one wild experience to another having no regard for law and order in any form. When under the influence of alcohol, I became defiant and did as I pleased, regardless of the feelings of loved ones or friends. I had no aim in life and felt I could run from all my problems. I just didn't care about anything.

My wrong desires led me into many serious scrapes with the law. The authorities tried all kinds of methods of correction until violence was met with violence. My bitter hatred for law and order and those who enforced it grew.

Words of Current Interest
April 7, 1973

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