Madd was created in the 1980s by a mother candy

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MADD was created in the 1980’s by a mother (Candy Lightner) whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver. After Candy started MADD many other mothers across the nation joinedin. Mothers Against Drunk Driving was created to advocate for those who lost family members or friends due to a drunk driver, and also to educate people on the dangers of drinking and driving drunk. MADD has a new mission statement “The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.()” MADD wants to help prevent people from driving drunk and also underage drinking. This organization has a hotline number that can be reached at any time for anyone who needs counseling or help with their drinking problem or loss of a family member.The death of Candy’s daughter and also many other mothers’ children brought attention to what was going on in society. The death of these young teens is what got these mother’s to

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