A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

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One of the best-loved and such a lot quoted tales of "the guy who invented Christmas"-English author Charles Dickens-A Christmas Carol debuted in 1843 and has touched thousands of hearts since.

Cruel miser Ebeneezer Scrooge hasn't ever met a shilling he doesn't like. . .and not often a guy he does. And he hates Christmas such a lot of all. while Scrooge is visited by way of his outdated companion, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas prior, Christmas current, and yuletide but to return, he learns everlasting classes of charity, kindness, and goodwill. adventure a real Victorian Christmas!

A miser learns the real which means of Christmas while 3 ghostly viewers evaluate his earlier and foretell his destiny.

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Uncle George always liked his liquor, so his family may not see that his drinking is getting worse as he gets older. Grandma Betty was a teetotaler all her life until she started having a drink each night to help her get to sleep after her husband died. Now, no one realizes that she needs a couple of drinks to get through each day. These are common stories. The fact is that families, friends, and healthcare workers often overlook their concerns about older people drinking. Sometimes trouble with alcohol in older people is mistaken for other conditions related to aging, for example, a problem with balance.

According to the Monitoring the Future Study, teens drink a wide range of alcohol types, including beer, distilled spirits, wine, and flavored alcohol. By 12th grade, reported rates of beer and spirits consumption are nearly equal. In a recent small survey, where youth ages 13 to 20 were asked what brands of alcohol they consumed in the past 30 days, brands were responsible for nearly half of all alcohol consumption by that age group. 7 percent). Together, these data suggest that teens find all categories of alcohol to be appealing.

1 million Americans aged 12 and older needed treatment for substance use. These disorders are among the top conditions that cause disability and carry a high burden of disease in the United States, resulting in significant costs to families, employers, and publicly funded health systems. By 2020, mental and substance use disorders will surpass all physical diseases as a major cause of disability worldwide. In addition, drug and alcohol use can lead to other chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

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