Not SA related per say, but just a reminder of how naive teens can be. And this is a 16 year old. Imagine if he was 12-13.
Full story http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/30/AR2005123000109.html
Fla. Boy Coming Home After Iraq Adventure
By JASON STRAZIUSO
The Associated Press
Friday, December 30, 2005; 3:28 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to Iraq on his own without telling his parents was put on a flight home Friday, the U.S. Embassy said, while warning Americans of the dangers of undertaking similar journeys. Farris Hassan, of Fort Lauderdale, had been under the care of the U.S. Embassy after being on his own in Iraq for several days.