Updated at 2:45 p.m. ET At South High School in Columbus, Ohio, students stepped outside in frigid weather and said 17 names, releasing a balloon for each one. In Orange County, Fla., 17 empty desks sat in the Wekiva High School courtyard. Students sang — "Heal the world, make it a better place." In New York City, hundreds of students from LaGuardia High School walked into the street and sat in silence for 17 minutes. In Helena, Mont., more than 200 students gathered outdoors and shared stories and details about 17 lives. Across the country, students walked out of class for 17 minutes on Wednesday, one for each victim who died at the shooting in Parkland, Fla., exactly one month ago. But the day of activism is not just limited to students stepping out...
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Across The Country, Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence