03/25/09 Guns In School

I post a lot of old school pictures and this one really caught my eye. This late 40s or early 50s shot shows a classroom of happy kids. Two boys, however, are posing with firearms–one with a handgun, the other with a shotgun. Of course, it is entirely possible that they were toys but even still, it raises eyebrows in today’s world. Even I remember having cap guns as a kid. They were heavy, looked authentic, and were well made out of chromed pot metal.
The kiddo with the double barrel is in the back of the room sitting in front of the teacher on the left. The barrel is being held upward. Look close. Before there were school shootings, no one ever thought differently. In fact, a friend of mine recalls that kids in his 1970’s high school rifle club used to keep their 22 caliber rifles in their lockers. See what 60 years or less does. I would say that times have changed.
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03/18/09 Franklin Video Sample

Kristine and Tom Campos are working hard to create a totally cool video commemorating the Franklin Centennial Celebration. This You- Tube sample is only a glimpse of what is in store! Videos will be available soon… but meantime, here is a little taste… Click here

03/11/09 Poster re: Stuttering Inspires

New Poster Features
San Diego Chargers Star

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NFL star running back Darren Sproles is spreading the word about stuttering as chairperson of this year’s National Stuttering Awareness Week, May 11-17.
Sproles, himself, deals effectively with stuttering and is a perfect role model for your clients or yourself.
This poster is great for speech clinics, classrooms, and as a gift for your clients.
To order, call 800-992-9392 and ask for item No. 0055 or click here.