Teen brings drug awareness with Red Ribbon Campaign - ABC12 Michigan
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday morning students of the Young Marines Lapeer County chapter took a break from school to spread a message about the use of illegal drugs using red ribbons.

"I think what I take away from it is more how I can help others with what I do alone," said Hunter Graves.

Hunter Graves is a freshman at Fenton High School. The 14-year-old is on a mission to encourage everyone to live drug-free.

He wants you to take notice of red ribbons that are tied to light poles in downtown Fenton.

"We're just trying to help people live a healthier life without the use of drugs," Graves said.

Hunter and two other members of the Lapeer County Young Marines talked to business owners downtown to ask for permission to hang posters during Red Ribbon Week, which is the last week of October. Read more on ABC12 >

By Elisse Ramey - ABC12 Michigan
October 24, 2018


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