by Charles Marin
(Sacramento, CA)

I drank five drinks one night and drove home. While at the bar, I ordered and ate food to cut down on the effect of the alcohol. I slept in my car for 30 minutes before leaving. But nevertheless, I didn't call my wife and have her come pick me up as I should have. I didn't even have the presence of mind to go back into the bar and ask to use the phone. I wasn't wasted drunk--I remember everything from that night, including how difficult it was to steer when I first started driving home. I AM COMPLETELY ASHAMED AND DISGUSTED WITH MYSELF FOR WHAT I DID BY DRIVING HOME. After reading all these testimonies, I sincerely ask your forgiveness for being so foolish and vow to never put myself in that position again. I promise that above all else.

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Jun 06, 2012
god was looking out for you NEW
by: an angles mother

i am glad to know that you learned a lesson and it wasn't at the cost of a persons life. but words can only stretch so far actions are the real show of faith and true sorrow for your driving under the influence and all. thank you for being honest and remember those who died not cause there gone but because they didn't have too be.:) stay sober god bless

Jul 13, 2011
Proud of you
by: Anonymous

Thank you for admitting what you did was wrong and that you have realized what you have done and have promised not to doing it again.

God Bless, Keep the faith and keep strong

Apr 11, 2011
by: Anonymous

I found this page simply browsing for sites to see the damage and death drunk drivng has caused.
I am researching this because I live in San ANntonio Texas and the drunk driving is SO BAD HERE NOW that in the last 5 months, 2 of our police officers have been killed by drunks while ON DUTY IN THEIR PATROL CARS as well as one has lost part of his leg, and just last night another drunk hit another cop while the officer was responding to yet another "vehicle driving the wrong way down the freeway,most likely impaired" They never caught THAT guy because a drunk plowed into the back of the squadcar at a high tate of speed.

read the archives for this local news site and you will see that the drunk problem is HORRIBLE here. ( we even have cops committing DWI while driving city cars!)
I wish that those making bad choices to drink and drive would be reading the stories here- but then again they already show a blatant disregard for anyone else when they drink and drive.

Apr 11, 2011
by: Anonymous

I like the fact that you owned up to your mistake and agreed to fix it. You should be proud of yourself for knowing that you can actually make a change.:-)

Oct 26, 2010
by: Anonymous


I thank you for writing and sharing your story...FINALLY someone out there hears us, and has made a PROMISE to never drink and drive again...Thank you...Don't be ashamed, let the knowledge you now have inpower you to never drink and drive or educate others with your story....#1 be thankful you didn't kill anyone or yourself,#2 You've made a promise to never do it again...Thank you...

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