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These students from the Alexandria Technical and Community College were happy to show the T-shirts they received for Tuesday’s walk. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)

Worth every step

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The gloom, the cold, the rain and the wind only stiffened the resolve of the 200 people who gathered to walk in Alexandria Tuesday.

The topic, stopping domestic violence, was worth every step.


The seventh annual “Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence,” hosted by Someplace Safe and United Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN), started at the Douglas County Courthouse and ended at Calvary Lutheran Church.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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