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In conclusion, alcohol still possesses a great risk to the underage person who is drinking and to others. There are not only serious long term health effects that are significantly correlated with one starting to drink before the age of twenty-one, but the legal drinking law has substantially prevented the loss of life ever since it was enacted. Although there are other laws that are allowed at eighteen, it is important to understand that many of those liberties due not cause significant risk to one's health and others. Therefore, legal alcohol consumption should remain at the age of twenty-one for it is not only detrimental to one's health but the rest of society.
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