Stoneman Douglas Marks First Day Of Classes With 17 Seconds Of Silence


Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School began their first day of class since the school shooting there with 17 seconds of silence — one for every victim killed on Feb. 14.

A local police union asked all off-duty law enforcement officers to come as a show of support, ABC News reported.

Flowers and memorials covered the exteriors. Inside, students were greeted by grief counselors and comfort dogs, as well as solemn reminders of the tragedy, such as flowers on the empty desks once held by victims.

Read more at The Hill.



  1. I can’t even imagine how heart-wrenching it must have been for the staff and students to return to school and see the empty chairs that were occupied by their classmates, friends and colleagues.


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