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James Zumwalt: Raising a Generation of Overly-Protected “Bubble Children”

David Vetter, born in 1971 with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)—a hereditary disease dramatically weakening the immune system and incurable at the time—died at age twelve. Spending his short life living inside a plastic bubble that sought, unsuccessfully in the end, to protect him from the world of germs outside, he was dubbed “the bubble boy.”

Thousands of Wharton Students, Faculty Oppose Trump

Thousands of students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School drafted and signed a letter in opposition to Donald Trump, who was awarded a degree in economics from the school in 1968 according to Business Insider.

Offended Bronx Students Allow Principal to Cancel Ted Cruz

A group of charter school students offended by the “presence of Ted Cruz” wrote a letter in protest to a scheduled school event with the presidential candidate, accusing him of being “misogynistic, homophobic, and racist” and giving the school’s principal