Substitute Teacher Drunk on the Job?

A South Carolina substitute teacher alarmed students when she started vomiting uncontrollably in the classroom at 9:45 in the morning. She couldn’t walk and needed to be taken from the room in a wheelchair. But it wasn’t stomach flu – authorities found a box of wine in her handbag.

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The teacher was reportedly taken to the nurse’s office and then to a local medical center, where she was later arrested for disorderly conduct. She reportedly said that she is in recovery but said had relapsed due to a medical condition.

“Those boxes hold about seven bottles of wine!” notes Dermatologist Dr. Sonya Batra. “That’s a lot of alcohol.”

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“We all have stressful jobs,” adds Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon, “But you have to learn to deal with stress in a better way.” ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork concludes, “It shows how devastating alcoholism, alcohol addiction, can be.”

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