A young male engineering student standing outside the building told me, in French, that a man had burst into his classroom.
"He separated the men from the women," the young man told me. I shook my head, asked again. I thought I wasn't understanding his French.
It took a few minutes to grasp what he'd actually said.
It's taken a lifetime to digest what actually happened.
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