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A case of the 'Affluenza'

A 16-year-old in Texas was sentenced to 10 years probation after admitting to driving drunk and causing an accident that killed four - four - people. During his trial, he was apparently "diagnosed" with Affluenza.

Affluenza is basically a term to describe the sense of entitlement that some (not all, of course) children who come from rich families have. I also think it's an absolutely genius word, and I wish I'd been the one to make it up - especially when I was in school.

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