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Poetry, film, maps: Parkland students quietly process trauma

 


PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — When freshman Eden Hebron wanted to capture the searing experience of being in a classroom where a fellow student killed her best friend and three other people, she turned to poetry. The result was "1216," named after the number of the room at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School:

"The screams blasting in my ear. The blood still won't disappear. I scream their names, call for my friends. Nothing else to do, they are gone, they are dead."

The community at Marjory Stoneman Douglas has become best-known for the handful of charismatic students who have channeled their gr...



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