It was an ordinary school day for Demitric Boykin and his 4-year-old daughter, Jaliyah.
Ordinary, except for her brand-new backpack.
Despite the girly pink fabric and pretty fairies that adorned it, Jaliyah's backpack offered military-grade protection. It could literally stop bullets.
"It protects me," she said.
On the morning before Jaliyah took her bulletproof backpack to school for the first time, her father, over a bowl of Fruit Loops, had some grown-up explaining to do.
"So if any...Full Story