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A clarification

The students in a photograph taken at a Friday night football game by Monitor staff photograper R. Norman Matheny, and appearing in the Monitor on Oct. 20 and Nov. 3, want it understood that they do not drink -- that they "do not mix" with alcohol.

This was the photographer's assignment: to go to a high school football game to see if he could find a group of students clearly having fun and enjoying themselves withoutm using alcohol. As these students remarked, "He could have found plenty of kids who were drinking that evening."

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But the students pictured here were not drinking (and do not drink), and they want this point made clear. As one of their parents requested: "Tell your readers that these students and alcohol don't mix."

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