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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