On Monday January 24th, 2022, in the face of threats and intimidation from many schools and school boards, thousands of courageous students across Virginia removed their masks and walked in to schools. They were denied in-person instruction (in violation of Senate Bill 1303), they were segregated, they were bullied and harassed, they were suspended, and many of them were respected and have not worn a mask to school since. Were they afraid? Yes, but they did it anyway. God Bless them all.