How Not to Celebrate a Month of Sobriety: Getting Drunk, and Drowning…


A law student drowned in the River Thames after getting drunk to celebrate a month of sobriety, a London inquest found this week. Niall Pawsey, 20, drank more than four times the legal driving limit after winning a bet to go 28 days without alcohol. Kicked out of a pub for singing, Pawsey joined friends to the Thames, stripped to his undies, and jumped in. He was 15 feet from the shore when he went under, theDaily Mail reports.

That’s profoundly unintelligent.  And sad.  And yet another milestone in the journey on the road of boozing.

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