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Every Face Tells a Story

Watch these real stories of drunk driving offenders and survivors.

Walter's DWI Story

Walter's night ended with red and blue flashing lights when he turned the wrong way down a one-way street while driving drunk. His choice led to jail, a DWI, thousands of dollars in fines and fees, and difficulty getting a decent job.

Analicia's Story

A trip from Sunday church turned tragic when a drunk driver hit Analicia's family, killing her mother and putting Analicia in the hospital for a week. She was only four years old.

Jessica's Story

Jessica lost her mom when she was a teenager. A casual drive in their hometown ended up in the worst-case scenario: a drunk driver hit them head-on, killing her mom instantly and putting Jessica in the hospital for a month.

Jon's DWI Story

Jon’s night out drinking with friends turned into a nightmare that cost him $15,000 in fines and fees, a night in jail, hours of community service, and the loss of his job.

Andres' DWI Story

What started as tailgating with friends at a football game ended with Andres going to jail for drunk driving. His DWI cost him shame, guilt, and over $10,000 in fines and fees.

Mike's DWI Story

After a night of drinking with friends, Mike was going on a quick, late-night food run. On the drive, he crashed his car and landed in jail. The DWI ended up costing him over $17,000 in fines and fees.

Sean's Story

At 22, Sean Carter was a college junior out drinking with friends. He knew he was in no condition to drive home—but neither was the buddy who gave him a ride. The driver walked away from the crash that left Sean in a wheelchair and unable to speak. Now a computer is his voice.

Jade's Story

Jade was the queen of the house, the baby of the family, and the spark in everyone’s life. A few days shy of her 10th birthday, while she and her family were driving back from her birthday party, a drunk driver T-boned their car, killing her in the crash.

Aaron's Story

No one saw it coming. One day they were joking with a guy they’d known since they were kids. The next day he was gone. Now Aaron’s buddies speak out against drinking and driving whenever they have a chance.

Chilli's Story

Xitclalli (Chilli) Vásquez was on her way home from the mall after getting a haircut and a manicure. She wanted to look pretty for her 7th birthday just three days away. A drunk driver speeding the wrong way slammed head-on into her car. Chilli’s injuries were massive, but she is a miracle child. After 105 days in the hospital, Chilli went home to her—and her family’s—new life.