Tuesday March 15, 2005 12:42 pm
Feotal Alcohol Syndrome Doll Scares Teens
In an effort to teach teens the effects of alcohol and drugs, Teesside in the United Kingdom is handing out a doll that simulates a baby that is addicted to these substances. The dolls weigh just 3.5 pounds, giving indication to the size of a bay with feotal alcohol syndrome. The normal baby dolls given to teens to care for weigh four pounds more than these dolls. The dolls simulate drug withdrawals, and cannot be turned off - but hey, that is what the bottom dresser drawer is for, right?
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