Duck and cover is way in the past, so let’s try something else: backpacks (from the Boston Hoax story)
Ordinary, except for her brand-new backpack.
Despite the girly pink fabric and pretty fairies that adorned it, Jaliyah’s backpack offered military-grade protection. It could literally stop bullets.
“It protects me,” she said.
On the morning before Jaliyah took her bulletproof backpack to school for the first time, her father, over a bowl of Fruit Loops, had some grown-up explaining to do.
h/t No Agenda podcast 508 (sub h/t Markus Allen)