Straight Edge

I saw a TV show last night about Straight Edge and it was pretty interesting. I was thinking to myself lately what would I call myself if someone asked me to have a drink since I have 15 years sober and I was thinking of the word "Straight Edge" It was on National Geo I will include there wording for the show:

Youth can be a minefield: drugs, sex, violence, and peer pressure. One group has an extreme way of dealing with it. They call themselves Straight Edge, and while they are being classified as a violent gang in areas such as Salt Lake City and Reno, they aren't like any other gang you know: they reject drugs, drinking, smoking, and even casual sex. They're rebels against a society in which everything goes. National Geographic goes inside this growing youth movement caught between being a refuge for Americas kids and a dangerous gang wanted by authorities.

Read more: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/inside/3442/Overview#ixzz1BP3MNPVJ






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