Teens' Powerful Reactions To PSA Reinforce Why You Should Never Drive Drunk

August 25, 2014 8:50 PM

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When Matthew Cordle, then 22, hit and killed a man while driving drunk, he originally pleaded not guilty. He confessed to the crime later via a viral PSA and a subsequent court appearance.

"I beg you -- and I say the word 'beg' specifically -- I'm begging you, please don't drink and drive. Don't make the same excuses I did [and get behind the wheel]," Cordle asks in the video, shot and uploaded by the nonprofit Because I Said I Would. He says he came forward in an attempt to prevent f...

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