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Hypodermics on the shores

Page history last edited by hypodermics 11 years, 2 months ago

 

 

            


      In the summer of 1988 hypodermics stared to show up along the jersey shore line.[1] Also there were beer cans, Styrofoam,sullied tampons, and blood stained bandages.[2] This incident was considered a lapse of government responsibility. police officers searched for months before finding the culprit. The Gulf stream pushed it out north where it would sink (relatively) harmless to the ocean floor. Some freak change in the current patterns in 1988 brought a potion of the city's garbage drifted back to its own backyard.

 

     In 1988 drug abuse increased, especially herion who became widely used. This also created hygienic problems, because poor people often used the same needle and so they were affected with diseases, an example aids. As a result of all this heroin being used the needles were carelessly tossed into the ocean and traveled to the Jersey Shore. Also there were thousands of vials filled with blood and most of them tested positive for hepatitis-B and also some of them tested positive for HIV or aids.[3]

 

 

 

 

                                                                                

Footnotes

  1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A2701513
  2. http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A2701513
  3. http://www.fkg-wuerzburg.de/schule/faecher/englisch/Projekte/Billy%20Joel%20-%20We%20didn%60t%20start%20the%20Fire/joel/strophe5/hypo.php

Comments (7)

Berlin said

at 6:39 pm on Sep 23, 2010

What did hypodermics do the people that took it?

hypodermics said

at 7:09 pm on Sep 23, 2010

Well, jack if you actually read my article, hypodermics are needles they don't do anything unless there are drugs in it. For instance, heroin, I said that in my article.

Starkweather said

at 6:56 pm on Sep 23, 2010

This was a good article. Who was the culprit of this?

hypodermics said

at 7:10 pm on Sep 23, 2010

The culprit was the goverment and i said that on sentence 3 paragraph 1

palestine said

at 7:11 pm on Sep 23, 2010

hmm, well ryan, what if someone stepped on the needles in the water that were used by someone with aids.

palestine said

at 7:13 pm on Sep 23, 2010

aww ryan the title didnt work!

Berlin said

at 7:23 pm on Sep 23, 2010

what if someone steped on it hidden in the sand?

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