‘Hear a child’s perspective’: How America’s teachers talked with kids about Capitol riot

Gabrielle Vann was “kind of scared, terrified at the same time.”

Hannah Roe was “blown away.”

Eva Guerrero felt “more confusion than anything.”

Kayla Disher stayed up until 2 a.m., watching updates come through on Tik Tok.

The seniors at Beech Grove High School outside Indianapolis watched Wednesday’s riot at the U.S. Capitol unfold on social media sites such as Twitter. As supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building, the teens found themselves disappointed.

Disappointed in the rioters. Disappointed in the country’s political leaders. Disappointed in the law enforcement response and the double standard they saw in it. Disappointed in the media portrayal.

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