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CBS This Morning shows reality of wrenching active shooter drill in elementary classroom

Parents and the viewing public see what school children have become equipped to do in these dangerous days.
“CBS This Morning” began its broadcast much like always on October 18. There was the usual, warm banter between co-anchors, Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King, John Dickerson, and the newest member of the CBS morning team, Bianna Golodryga, who is a veteran broadcaster, but only on board with CBS for the past two weeks. Discussions of the midterm elections, the sticky Saudi situation since the revelations in the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, and even baseball were on the plate of morning topics. Nothing puts things into perspective as clearly as looking into the eyes of a child, and this morning, “CBS This Morning” correspondent, Vladimir Duthiers, looked right into the eyes of children, parents, and teachers at Beverly Gardens Elementary School, adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Riverside Ohio. Just like on the “CBS This Morning” set, the school day for the fourth-grade classroom started like any other, with the teacher, Stephanie Thornton,...
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