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Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School walkout to the football field to honor the 17 victims killed at the school on 14 February. 

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In Photos: National Walkout Day March Against Gun Violence In US

To mark one month of the Florida massacre, students across the US walked out of classrooms to protest gun laws.

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On 14 February, the hallways and classrooms of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida witnessed a deadly school massacre that claimed 17 lives. On 14 March, exactly a month after the attack, students across the United States walked out of their classrooms to pay tribute to their fellow students who became a victim of the gun violence.

Thousands of students participated in the 17-minute long march, that was called to raise awareness about the issue of school safety and the gun violence in the US.


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