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May 31, 2011

Video: Kindergarten Teacher Leads Children in Song During Shootout in Mexico| HERO

by Accidental Bear

I got three words to say; calm, cool and collected. In the same situation how many of you would be able to keep it together, and comfort those around while dodging gun fire. One more word, HERO.

via latimesblogs.latimes.com

In the video, the frightened but determined voice of a schoolteacher is heard as she attempts to maintain calm among a group of kindergartners lying on the floor before her, asking them to join her in a singalong as gunfire shatters the air outside.

The teacher refers to the children as “my love,” “precious” and “little ones” during the stirring clip filmed last week in the city of Monterrey, in northern Mexico. It’s gone viral, igniting once more a public debate over the government’s campaign against drug gangs and earning accolades for maestra Martha Rivera Alanis, reports the Associated Press. READ MORE

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