Why was I emancipated at 14, you ask? I couldn't handle one more family Halloween party, that's why.
The yearly contest for “best” idea preceded insane rehearsals before Halloween night. This year they loved Randall's engineering that turned phones into paintball squirt-guns.
When I showed the judge these grotesque pictures he signed my walking papers!
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I found the images at the blog It's an Ad, Ad, Ad, Ad World. The author credited them as:
Public Service campaign by the Bangalore Traffic Police
Advertising Agency: Mudra Group, India Executive Creative Director: Joono Simon Art Director: Vinci Raj Copywriter: Akhilesh Bagri Photographer: Mallikarjun Retouching: Sathish Published: 2009
Seriously, you can obtain information about Emancipation of Minors in the United States here, including a link at the bottom of that page that takes you to a chart of emancipation laws of all U.S. States.