Replace ‘pen’ with ‘book’ and ‘sword’ with ‘gun’… A student at Florida State University said he is lucky to be alive after his backpack full of books stopped a bullet from hitting him during Thursday’s shooting. Jason Derfuss said he only realized hours later the gunman had tried to shoot him when he found a bullet among the now-shredded books he had checked out of the library. “The Oxford Context of Wyclif’s Thought” caught the slug.
“There is no way I should be alive,” the 21-year-old humanities student told NBC News. “Literally, those books saved my life.” Derfuss said he had …read more