Concord High School Students Share 17 Minutes of Silence for Parkland Victims

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Students across the country are marking one month since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting left 17 dead. Today, more than a hundred Concord High students stood outside at 10 a.m., the morning after a snowstorm hit the northeast. It was still snowing lightly as students held 17 minutes of silence to commemorate the 17 killed in Parkland and read the names of those lost. Senior Jonathan Weinberg was one of the organizers. He says they purposely chose to hold 17 minutes of silence instead of a focusing on a walkout. “You know I think there’s always those people who think us children are just pawns of big political figures,” Weinberg says. “But I just think the vast majority that come here today would have seen that we didn’t try to impose any...

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Concord High School Students Share 17 Minutes of Silence for Parkland Victims

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