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04/25/2013 10:40 am ET

Colombian Company Creats Bulletproof School Uniforms

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Yes, the world has come to this. Bulletproof school uniforms are being designed for students in the U.S. Colombian tailor, Miguel Caballero, who specializes in designing protective wear in Bogota, recently developed protective kid-sized vests for our schoolchildren.

The business model is fairly simple – society has become more violent and school shootings have become way too frequent. “This way a teacher could tell them to put it on at the start of an incident,” says Caballero, “Much like when you are on a boat and they tell you to put on a life vest.”

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