Because their daughter Alex Brown died in an accident on November 10, 2009,  while texting and driving. The Brown family from Wellman, Texas, has gone public about the reason for her death and have declared today, March 21, 2011 as a National Day of Awareness.Don't Text and Drive!

The Browns have also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and were selected for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The have also started their own nationwide non-profit organization to educate teens on the dangers. Statistics show you are 23 times for likely to have an accident if you're texting, as compared to four times more likely if you're talking on the phone or drinking!   For more info go to