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Colombian company begins manufacturing children's body armor after the Newtown, Conn., massacre

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A worker inspects armored vests designed for children at the Miguel Caballero factory on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

The Associated Press reports that Miguel Caballero, who has made armored vests for adults for more than 20 years, said he had never thought about making bulletproof goods for children.

That changed after the Dec. 14 slaying of 20 small children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.

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Miguel Caballero, president of Miguel Caballero Company, uses a .38-caliber revolver to demonstrate the bulletproof quality of a leather jacket made at his factory.

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