One Week Ago Today ~ #neveragain

This was posted by Kim over at By Hook or By Book and really needs as much attention as it can get. I hope that helping her put faces to this travesty will bring some thought and action to the future …

By Hook Or By Book


One week ago today, one of the worst school shootings took place at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas took place in Parkland, Florida. Today, thousands of students from Palm Beach to Washington D.C., are walking out in protest of state and federal governments refusal to discuss the increasing gun violence in this country and the shameful neglect of the mentally ill, and Parkland school survivors are meeting with some Florida legislators after traveling 400 miles yesterday to Tallahassee. To add further context I’d like to share with you the seventeen people whose lives ended all too soon. I realize this is a long post, but  these are not just statistics. These innocents had hopes and dreams that will never be realized. Each of their lives touched hundreds of others, which leads me to wonder what if…


Alyssa Alhadeff, 14


A student at Stoneman Douglas, Alyssa was a valued member of…

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