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Real Life Hannibal Lector

The Real-Life Hannibal Lecter Was a Scary Dude, Too

Thomas Harris is an American author best known for a series of suspense novels that showcased one of the most despicable fictional doctors ever. His second novel, Red Dragon, published in 1981, introduced his most infamous character, the cannibalistic killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The books sequel, The Silence of the Lambs, was published in 1988, and the story was made into a major motion picture starring Anthony Hopkins as the dreadful Dr. Lecter, catapulting the murderous evil character into superstardom.

Alcohol Abuse at Colleges

Alcohol Abuse at Colleges

Drinking alcohol, including excessive or binge drinking, has become a commonplace ritual at colleges that students see as an inherent part of their overall college experience. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), over 1800 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including alcohol poisoning. Research shows that about 80% of college students drink alcohol. Furthermore, 31% of college students were diagnosed with abusing alcohol based on self-reported questionnaires, and 6% of these students were diagnosed with alcohol dependency.

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