While I can't say for certain he'd been drinking—the autopsy hasn't been performed yet—I know from past experience that many of our teenagers drink regularly.
It's hard to find a good place for teenagers to go.
The packed emergency area waiting room held a disreputable collection of weeping women, stoned teenagers and dirty derelicts, all talking at the same time over the background music of a near-constant scream of sirens hauling in more Saturday night victims.
Two more cars containing teenagers pulled in the as he drove away.
Raising two teenagers in a place as expensive as southern California was not easy.
"You seem awfully young to have two teenagers," Laurie said.