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Josh, the DA from Clatsop County, just criticized Arwen Bird's position against punishment by saying that too many people have to live with consequences of DUI "for ever." Did he even listen to Arwen Bird? She's paralyzed as a result of a DUI crash - someone else's choice - and you only get one body in each lifetime, so I'm pretty sure she'll be living with that reality, "for ever," as well. His comment is just a reflection of the power of anger and vengence, and the way that anger and vengence lead to a punishment that ignores the realities of survivors - -
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