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What to Tell Kids About Boston Marathon

Bomb Shelters Won't Keep Us Safe, And Neither Will Worrying

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.16.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

During the 1950s, we regularly practiced air raid drills in elementary school. We were taught to get on all fours in the hallway with our hands locked behind our necks and our chins tucked down. These preparations brought the adults in my life a sense of control over the world's dangers.