Why You Loved The D.A.R.E. Program

Here’s to remembering the high point of elementary school in honor of National D.A.R.E. Day!

1. Finally being a part of the D.A.R.E program was the highlight of your fifth grade career.

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2. You had the privilege of being “friends” with an actual cop.

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3. You finally got to rock the shirt you saw all the older kids wear.

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4. If you were lucky you got extra swag, like this badass backpack.

No drugs in here!

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5. The best part of your week was D.A.R.E.

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6. From the workbook:

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7. To the poems:

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8. To the essay:

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9. You never slacked. All because you didn’t want to disappoint this guy.

Daren, the D.A.R.E. mascot.

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10. And if you worked hard enough, you got to take a pic in front of these tricked out rides:

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Whose tax money paid for this?!

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11. You might have collected these sick D.A.R.E. officer trading cards.

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12. And knew every word to this song:

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13. In fact, you were even willing to narc on your family.

Submit anonymous tips about your loved ones here.

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14. And when it came time to pledge, you were the first to raise your hand.

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15. You accepted that certificate with pride.

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16. And you couldn’t wait to take your class photo.

(That’s you in the glasses).

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17. Or finally graduate after all your hard work.

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18. So congrats on never doing drugs or drinking underage!

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Sorry Daren.

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