I did it without thinking : true stories about impulsive decisions that changed lives /

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by Hugel, Bob,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Choices. Published by : Franklin Watts, (New York :) Physical details: 112 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Subject(s): Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence. | Decision making in adolescence. | Adolescent psychology. | Decision making. Year : 2008 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Englewood School 155.5 HUG Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 106) and index.

Wired to act -- Behind bars -- Teen parents -- So long, school -- Spreading lies -- Painful and permanent -- Hero teen -- Saying no, and meaning it -- Stepping up.

Discusses how impulsive decisions made by teenagers can have unforseen consequences, describing such situations as dropping out of school, setting a fire, teenage pregnancy, saving someone from drowning, getting a tattoo, and helping the homeless.