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HUB GUN VIOLENCE NOT CHILD’S PLAY

Feb 03, 2017 - Boston Herald

Starting at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and well into the aftermath of the thwarted shooting of one teen by another, my email account and cellphone blew up with messages and calls from folks inside and outside of the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building — headquarters of the Boston Public Schools.

Many were upset that this could happen in the building bearing my husband’s name — jeopardizing people who work in and visit one of the city’s most beautiful, community-accessible buildings.

But it was the courageous acts of the visitors, BPS staff and in-house security that prevented a catastrophe that moved me to t...