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06/16/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Parents Targeted In New Battle Against Teen Drinking

For most of her life, Bridget Hegg has watched her parents mourn the loss of her teenage brother, Mark, who sneaked out with friends and died in an alcohol-related car wreck.

Today, Hegg, 17, a senior at Lake Forest High School, says she struggles to comprehend why so many adults enable -- or even supply booze for -- their children's partying. Her parents had nothing to do with her brother's death in 1996, but she knows others often dismiss the risks as nothing more than a teen rite of passage.

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