Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Red Ribbon Week!!!

Happy Red Ribbon Week! 
   Red Ribbon Week: do we all know the true meaning? Red Ribbon week is used to address the nation's issues with drugs, alcohol, and violence. It is to bring awareness not just to schools, but to everyone. Red Ribbon Week began with the murder of the DEA Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena in 1985. He was working undercover in Mexico and his discoveries led to very successful results. As revenge the leaders of the groups killed many of the informants and Enrique was one of them. In honor of his work his community wore red ribbons and slowly they became a symbol of drug prevention.

For more information: http://redribbon.org/

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