Guy Writes and Performs Song in Court After Judge Gives Him a Second Chance

An 18-year-old guy named Alexander Grant from North Dunedin, New Zealand was pulled over back in August for driving drunk. His blood-alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit.

Alexander is a musician. And after he completed a rehab and education program, the judge delayed his sentencing . . . because Alexander proposed writing a SONG about what he'd learned.

He created a song called"Choices", and when he played it in court this week, it was good enough . . . and heartfelt enough . . . that the prosecutor and judge both decided the charges should be dismissed.

The judge said, quote, "I'm not minimizing drunk driving" . . . but the song made it clear it was, quote, "a one-off error in judgment . . . and you have learned your lesson [and] exceeded my expectations." 

(Stuff.co.nz)

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