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There were metal detectors on the staff-room doors and Hernandez usually had a drawer full of push-daggers, nunchuks, stun-guns, knucks, boot-knives, and whatever else the detectors had picked up. Like Friday morning at a South Miami high school.
William Gibson (b. 1948), U.S. science fiction (cyberpunk) writer. Virtual Light, ch. 1, Bantam Spectra (1993).
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