Last Friday, Martha Rivera was teaching her kindergarten class when a drug shoot-out began outside her school. She immediately asked her 15 kids to place their faces on the floor and repeatedly told them that everything was going to be fine. While the gunmen shot and killed people at a taxi stand nearby, Rivera led her students in a song until the shootout finally ended. Rivera recorded part of the encounter with her cell-phone and the story has now spread to millions around the globe and highlighted the effect of Mexico's bloody drug war on children.
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