Our country has changed On a fall day in 1965 at North Douglas High School in Drain, I stood next to my locker with my friend, Steve. I noticed the principal walking very swiftly in our direction. When he arrived, I can still remember his words, “You boys are to leave your guns in your lockers until school is out, do you understand?” Of course, our answer was, “Yes, sir.” At least we knew where we stood. It was acceptable to have our guns in school, as long as they were kept in the lockers. We didn’t bring them to …
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