A Short-cut to a Thousand Words

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this video speaks volumes.

…The effect of methamphetamines on a face sculpted in water-based clay [was] made as a tool for D.A.R.E. This sculpture was originally created for the artist’s young daughters to show some of the effects of drug abuse. The lesions and more graphic aspects were deliberately not depicted… 
—from Meth-Amorphosis, YouTube video

  5 comments for “A Short-cut to a Thousand Words

  1. E.
    September 20, 2012 at 11:12 AM

    Wow. Assigning this video to my substance abuse prevention course…

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    • September 20, 2012 at 3:13 PM

      I am glad that you found something worthwhile today.
      Allan

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  2. August 30, 2012 at 6:18 PM

    That’s a great way to get a point across. Have you seen “Faces of Meth?” It’s a presentation created by a Multnomah County cop. However, unlike the rather tasteful presentation above, FOM DOES include lesions.

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    • August 30, 2012 at 7:01 PM

      I have not seen “The Faces of Meth”. It sounds like it also made an impression on you.

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