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Judge's Controversial 1959 Advice to Teens Goes Viral

Judge's Controversial 1959 Advice to Teens Goes Viral


Judge's Controversial 1959 Advice to Teens Goes Viral

A 'Words for Teenagers' piece printed in a New Zealand school newsletter in 1959 has been drawing the attention of both parents and teens recently. The advice originated with a judge who was trying to answer a question he regularly heard from restless, bored kids: "What can I do and where can I go?"

The judge's answer, which has gone viral on Facebook, has received enthusiastic approval from some, while others find it harsh and authoritarian. 

Click on the image to the left to decide for yourself.

Read more at the Huffington Post. 

Image Source: chiesADIbeinasco via Flickr/Creative Commons

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