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The Choking Game

19 minutes

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Exposes the choking game as a shockingly foolish and deadly activity among 9- to 14-year-olds that has resulted in the tragic deaths of children across the country. A young teen describes his personal experiences with the game and how his twin brother Gabriel died from it in an attempt to get high without drugs. Dr. Thomas Andrew, a medical examiner, describes what actually happens to the brain when the blood flow gets cut off causing brain damage and possible death. A parent describes and details the tragic death of her son in an attempt to prevent others from the same fate. Providesinformation explaining the difference between healthy and dangerous risk taking.

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Runtime: 19 minutes

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