Role models are irrelevant; be your own hero

Michelle Chance

It is no secret that sometimes celebrities who have bad habits are looked up to by the young and vulnerable as good role models.

The glamorized and glittering lights that shine upon the privileged few in Hollywood blind the impressionable youth of our generation with the perception that bad behavior comes without negative consequences.

In fact, celebrities plagued with DUIs and drug addictions teach us that being infamously scandalous will bring us fame, notoriety and immortality.

Unfortunately, average people do not hold the same star-studded influence in court rooms as their spotlighted counterparts do.

Lindsay Lohan is a serial judicial visitor, committing crimes and then being ceremoniously slapped on the wrist with rehab and community service.

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These are archived stories from Mesa Legend editions before Fall 2018. See article for corresponding author.

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