Beneath my subzero snow coat, I was wearing three more layers. Underneath my hood, I wore a hat and a scarf. My snow boots weren’t the best, but they were the best Phoenix, Arizona, had to offer. I felt like a marshmallow.
If you don’t think mass shootings could ever happen to you, you’re mistaken. Every day, there are gun threats in eastern Idaho. We have even experienced scares here at BYU-Idaho. Often times, those threats are empty. But we never know when a bad joke can turn fatal.
“Dare to stand alone” was never meant to be interpreted as “dare to stand back and let something happen.” When President Thomas S. Monson shared that memorable message, he challenged us to stand out from the rest of the world.
These days, it seems there is an act of terrorism flooding the news every other day. It might feel impossible to commemorate every life lost in these attacks, but they should not be forgotten or swept under the rug.
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