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Alcohol Underage drinking

The average age kids take their first drink is 11 for boys and 13 years old for girls. Many parents feel powerless to prevent underage drinking. Others see it as a harmless rite of passage. But children who drink are being injured, becoming addicted, and losing opportunities to grow and learn.

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