All across the country on Nov. 22, 1963, America's children were in school when the news of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas was announced. For many of them, the first sign of something wrong was seeing their teachers cry. And when they were sent home early, there was respected CBS newscaster Walter Cronkite struggling to keep his composure in front of the TV cameras.
For some, Kennedy's killing created a sense of fear and vulnerability in their lives, much like 9/11 did for another generation of children four decades later, Hilfer said. Others say the assassination inspired them to join the Peace Corps. Or go into public service, medicine, nursing, social work, law or teaching.
Historians are quick to point out that the period of time before Kennedy's assassination wasn't as peaceful and idyllic as some may nostalgically recall. Baby Boomers typically remember something about the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 and the Cold War. And they haven't forgotten \"drop drills\" and air-raid siren tests done to prepare the nation in case of a nuclear attack from what was then the Soviet Union.
\"The fact that he was not only killed, but it was caught on live camera, individualized the trauma so that it was like watching a family member die, an entirely new playing field for the world,\" she noted. \"Boomers all had a bit of PTSD. If you had not experienced the assassination, your life would have been different. You wouldn't have felt that vulnerability at such a young age.\"
Feuerbacher warned that just seeing a 50th anniversary special or news report about the assassination can be harmful to the elementary-school children of today. Fifty-year-old TV footage can seem violent, and young children may not realize that what they're watching happened half a century ago.
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Near the end of their mission, the Outlaws stopped in Gotham City to aid the Bat family during the Night of the Owls. The Outlaws attempted to protect Mr. Freeze from his would-be Talon assassin but caught the ire of the supervillain himself. However, they were successful: Mr. Freeze was saved, the Talon was stopped, and the Night of the Owls concluded with minimal casualties.
As an assassin, Yor wears a form-fitting halter-style black dress that shows off her shoulders and cleavage, with a rose choker and a red rose pattern on the inside of her skirt. The front of the skirt is mid-thigh length, while the back reaches below her knees. She also wears a pair of black thigh-high boots with a rose symbol at the bottom of their sole and black fingerless gloves. The headband she wears is gold colored with a rose and two spikes on each side. Her weapons are of the same color as well. This outfit was the only good dress she had before marrying Loid, after which she purchased more formal wear to better present herself for Eden Academy's interview.
Yor lacks social skills and initially comes across as a somewhat aloof individual, interacting minimally with her coworkers and being rather straightforward, described as robotic by Camilla. Similarly, Yor is remarkably collected and able to keep her composure during combat. She is incredibly polite, to the point of asking her assassination targets for \"the honor of taking their lives.\" Despite her job, Yor is a genuinely kind person with strong maternal and big sister instincts. After becoming a family with Loid and Anya, Yor becomes more expressive and opens up to her coworkers, asking for help on being a better wife or cooking. She is protective of her faux family, especially towards Anya, whom she has no trouble defending with extreme violence.
Due to spending most of her life as an assassin, Yor's ways of thinking are often highly deviant. She is frequently inclined to solve problems through murder, such as when she considered killing everyone at Camilla's party after the latter threatened to tell Yuri that she came without a date and imagined herself assassinating the parent of an Eden Academy applicant to ensure Anya has a spot in the school. To this extent, she has an affinity towards weapons, being captivated by a painting of a guillotine and a table knife.
Speed and Reflexes: Yor is imperceptibly fast and agile. Despite moving in heels, she can jump and land from tall heights, effortlessly knocking out a raging cow, and move fast enough to intercept and kill another assassin who was fast enough to evade Matthew McMahon's bullets.
Durability and Stamina: Yor can withstand a gunshot wound to her glutes and move well enough to arrive home after treating it, though this feat caused her considerable pain and left her in a bad mood. During the fight on Princess Lorelei, she was able to kill over 22 assassins nonstop, coming away with only a jammed finger, a chest wound, and some swelling on her face. While rushing Becky Blackbell to the hospital after falsely assuming she was intoxicated, Yor was struck in the side by a car. Despite being sent rolling, Yor got up, caught Becky, and continued running with little issue, save for minor bleeding on her face.
Trained Combatant: Befitting her position as an assassin, Yor is highly trained in hand-to-hand combat, typically relying primarily on kicks when not using her trademark stilettos. Her skills are so great that she was able to keep Twilight, WISE's top spy and one of its most skilled combatants, on the defensive, despite Yor being heavily intoxicated at the time. Similarly, she has shown the ability to effortlessly dispatch both untrained thugs and even fellow assassins purely with her bare hands.
Intelligence and intuition: Though not as intelligent as Loid, Yor has some knowledge of pressure points, utilizing it on a raging cow to instantly knock it out. She has some knowledge about the human body, though this seems to extend to lethal points such as the jugular or carotid. She displayed a sharp intuition at the Eden Academy interview, sensing the gazes of the faculty members but being unable to locate them. Yor can even sense the bloodlust of her enemies unless they are skilled assassins like herself. She is also capable of searching through a large crowd for mere moments upon reaching a vantage point, as shown when she was looking for a missing Anya. Her illustrious assassination career is a further testament to her impressive situational awareness.
Weapons: When in combat, Yor uses two golden stiletto-type weapons. They have a handle with a thin, circular loop at the butt and a long, conical point designed for stabbing and thrusting. She has yet to be seen using them outside of her assassin work. Yor uses them to stab into an opponent's head or arteries, though she has demonstrated the ability to throw them with great speed and force. These weapons are a reference to the thorns of a wild rose. If needed, she can use her earrings as a projectile.
Book Smarts: Because Yor has been working as an assassin since she was a child, she appears to have not learned much from school to the point that Yuri would be teaching her more than she did when they studied. Despite this, Yor has enough basic literacy, typing and organization skills to get a job as a clerk at city hall as an adult. However, she cannot solve a math problem from Anya's homework or knows what the term First Lady means.
Yuri is the younger brother of Yor and her only remaining family member alive after their parents died at an early age. As a result, she took on a parental role for her brother when she was young, taking assassination jobs to provide for him and cooking meals. When Yuri became sick with a fever, Yor went into the forest to pick herbs for him, getting stung by bees and killing a boar.
Yor's feelings for Loid appear to develop further as she grows fond of her new family and home. In instances where Anya would say the two are flirting or when Yuri makes the two do romantic things, Yor quickly gets flustered. Loid, along with Anya and Bond, are now part of her reason to remain in her assassination job, to protect their peaceful life. 59ce067264