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As Parkland students grieve, people are policing their emotions

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In the aftermath of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which led to the deaths of 17 people Wednesday, survivors took to social media to express their pain, process their emotions, and remember their loved ones.
rest easy brother, i love you forever , you always pushed me to be the best. everything i do is for you love you man pic.twitter.com/vbVSDVEz39
- Trav February 15, 2018
Guac Bro. I just wanna hear your voice. Please !
- Darius February 15, 2018
Today I woke up excited to go to school in my cute dress and celebrate Valentine's Day with my...
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Upstate couple's grandson among students killed in Florida school shooting

Upstate couple's grandson among students killed in Florida school shooting

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An Upstate couple whose grandson attended the Florida high school where 17 people were killed Wednesday learned overnight that their grandson was among the victims.
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The victims of the Florida high school mass shooting

The victims of the Florida high school mass shooting

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The names of some of the victims killed in Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are starting to be released.
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Florida high school teacher breaks down after saying every precaution had been taken to save students, yet 17 still died

Florida high school teacher breaks down after saying every precaution had been taken to save students, yet 17 still died

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A teacher at the Florida high school where 17 were killed in a mass shooting says the school did everything possible to prepare but ultimately failed.
Lawmakers have called for increased gun control and attention to the problem of mass shootings in the wake of this shooting, but have done the same for other shootings without a tangible result.
Falkowski broke down emotionally at the end of the interview and expressed her frustration with the government for failing to prevent these tragedies.
Melissa Falkowski, a teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 were killed in a mass...
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Deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history: What do we tell kids? 

Deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history: What do we tell kids? 

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Here is a letter to Marietta families from Grant Rivera, the superintendent of Marietta City Schools.
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Police: Angry father slapped 12-year-old bully who called stepdaughter 'ugly'

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Three anti-Brexit Tories quit party to join new centrist group amid 11th...

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