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Sticker Shock

Youth, adults and Alexandria officials gather to cheer on the teams before the activity.

Youth, adults and Alexandria officials gather to cheer on the teams before the activity.

During Saturday's Sticker Shock activity, teams of youth and adults visited 60 retailers in Alexandria to place "Stop" stickers on alcohol products. The stickers contain warnings about the penalties for furnishing alcohol to minors. Saturday's Sticker Shock event was organized by the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria and its partners: Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services, Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria Sheriff's Office and Virginia ABC.

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T.C. Williams High School student Sibghat Saeed puts a “Stop” sticker on the door of an Alexandria store.