Opinion | My kids survived the Oxford college taking pictures. We will’t enable one other one

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A gun.

Is within the college

        Love you extra


I’m shaking


         How have you learnt?

We’re in ALICE

         Coaching you imply?


         Or an actual lock down

         Okay simply take heed to your trainer

         The place are you?

Within the class


         I’m right here

         Is your trainer there


         What are they saying

         Lights are out?

         Below desks?

We put desks within the entrance door

We’re within the nook


         Simply comply with what your trainer says

         Which class are you in

         Title of trainer

         I’m calling the police

         You there?

after which….nothing….for the 5 longest minutes of my life…I heard nothing.

I am right here.

They don’t seem to be serving to

They have not mentioned something


         Simply calm down

         Keep quiet

I hear many sirens

         Simply keep targeted and take heed to your trainer

I need to go house

         I do know

         However do not do something till you might be cleared by the police

         We’ll come as much as get you

        Would you like us to return and get you?

        We’re on our approach to get you.

We could not discover Lauren at first, however ultimately noticed her, standing within the snow – crying, trembling.

Cole (our 14-year-old freshman) and Lauren (our 18-year-old senior) each misplaced pals Tuesday. Our hearts are breaking for our Oxford household. The Oxford group wants the help of everybody proper now; our youngsters have misplaced their pals, their teammates, their very innocence, as many actually ran for his or her lives yesterday. There are moments from yesterday that can be endlessly part of me, of all of us.


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