<![CDATA[ At the Butler Crossing we have the usual mix of alternative school students: the drug affected, the drinkers, smokers, pot smokers, and the list goes on. These are not evil humans. In most cases they are just misguided, and often addicted, young Americans. They are gutsy, gritty, outspoken, distracted, and distractible children, often with children of their own. They will not admit it, but they are strongly handicapped by their lifestyle of impulse and extremes.