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About Precious Gems Memorial

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At 2:50 pm on a sunny afternoon in Kill Devil Hills, NC, a repeat drunk driver ran a red light and crashed into a car carrying five high school students. One student, Michael Horner, suffered serious injuries. The other four students, Megan Blong, Amanda Geiger, Angela McGrady and Shana Lawler, were killed.

The drunk driver incurred minor injuries.

The Precious Gems Memorial is a non-profit organization dedicated to working with our communities to increase public awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving.

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About Our Film

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One Decision, is a 45-minute educational presentation intended to be used in a classroom setting or viewed during an assembly exploring the ways in which countless lives were affected by drunk driving.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”full-width-content” equal_height=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1527957498358{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;background-color: #3a4270 !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/6″ css=”.vc_custom_1527964897423{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1527957502776{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}”][rd_line color=”#ffffff” width=”75%” line_pos=”center”][vc_empty_space height=”60″][vc_custom_heading text=”Educational Video” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”.darkcolumntext”]An impactful 45-minute video describes how a chain of bad decisions led to the tragic deaths of four high school students caused by one person’s one decision to drive drunk. The video describes in detail the ways in which countless lives were affected including that of the drunk driver, her family and friends. The video could be used in a classroom setting or viewed during an assembly. Note – the video contains sensitive content and the content should be discussed with the students before, during, and after viewing. Please ask if any of the students know of anyone who was injured or killed in a car crash. These students should be able to make the decision whether to view this video because of its sensitive contents.[/vc_column_text][button t_color=”#3a4270″ b_color=”#ffffff” t_hover_color=”#ffffff” b_hover_color=”#7787b2″ radius=”25″ url=”https://preciousgemsmemorial.com/product/precious-gems-memorial-video/”]Purchase Now[/button][vc_empty_space height=”60″][rd_line color=”#ffffff” width=”75%” line_pos=”center”][vc_empty_space height=”60″][vc_custom_heading text=”Curriculum” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”.darkcolumntext”]Precious Gems Memorial has developed a curriculum in addition to their video to provide a valuable resource for educators. Meant to be used alongside the video. The purpose is to educate individuals about positive decision making and the risks involved with driving while intoxicated.[/vc_column_text][button t_color=”#3a4270″ b_color=”#ffffff” t_hover_color=”#ffffff” b_hover_color=”#7787b2″ radius=”25″ url=”https://preciousgemsmemorial.com/resources/curriculum/”]Learn More[/button][vc_empty_space height=”60″][rd_line color=”#ffffff” width=”75%” line_pos=”center”][vc_empty_space height=”60″][vc_custom_heading text=”Victim Impact Statements” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”.darkcolumntext”]Statements read to the court by the families, providing an opportunity to express the impact the crime had on their lives.[/vc_column_text][button t_color=”#3a4270″ b_color=”#ffffff” t_hover_color=”#ffffff” b_hover_color=”#7787b2″ radius=”25″ url=”https://preciousgemsmemorial.com/victim-impact-statements/”]Read More[/button][vc_empty_space height=”60″][rd_line color=”#ffffff” width=”75%” line_pos=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”full-width-section” css=”.vc_custom_1527964253629{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-top: 50px !important;background-color: #3a4270 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Image Gallery” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”.darkcolumntext”]

Images of victims and vehicles after the crash.

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“One decision, one milli moment in time and lives are irreversibly changed.” – Melissa Marvin (Convicted Drunk Driver)

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