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Parkland Commemorates Second Anniversary of High School Mass Shooting

Parkland, Florida, is commemorating the second anniversary of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead and became etched in the national consciousness as a searing example of how a gunman can destroy so many young lives.

Fourteen students and three staff members were killed on Valentine’s Day 2018 and another 17 people were wounded. The alleged shooter, a former student of the high school, is awaiting trial and is possibly facing the death penalty.

In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, many hoped it would mark the beginning of the end of such massacres, especially read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com