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young cartoonist's new comic illuminates kids' rights during wednesday's national student walkout

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young cartoonist's new comic illuminates kids' rights during wednesday's national student walkout

from “be heard!” by kai texel. (used by permission of cbldf)kai texel vividly recalls the lockdown drills staged at her new jersey high school. “we’d hide under desks, turn out the lights and lock the doors,” she said. “i remember having surprise ones multiple times a year. it was a part of life.”texel, who graduated from high point regional high school in sussex county in 2012, is now a cartoonist, and she used those lockdown memories to help fuel her new webcomic, “be heard!,” in which two friends discuss how best to speak out.ahead of wednesday’s national school walkout to protest gun violence — exactly one month after 17 people were gunned down at marjory stoneman douglas high in parkland, fla. — the comic book legal defense fund and the national coalition again...