Experiences with the Fake I.D.

5 years ago by in 2012 Tagged: ,

Editor’s Note: This is the final posting in a series of in-depth audio reports from undergraduate students in the School of Communication at American University.

Since 1984, states in the U.S. have set their minimum drinking age at 21.  Yet many college students have found ways to get around the law when it comes acquiring alcoholic beverages.  One method is obtaining false identification. Shefali Kapadia produced this audio report.

(The report is 5:00 in length and is 4 MB in size for download. Please use the players below.)

(The photo is an altered version of fake identification offered for sale via Id Chief’s website.)

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