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Tue Jun 19, 2018, 02:37 AM

Parkland shooting survivors draw large crowd at Kansas event meant to spur youth vote

Before a crowd of roughly 1,500 people in Kansas City, Kan., Parkland survivor Cameron Kasky recounted Monday night what terrified him most when a gunman entered his Florida high school and killed 17 of his peers earlier this year.

“It was not the confusion. The most terrifying feeling that I felt was that I knew what was happening. It was a mass school shooting. We had seen these,” said Kasky, who noted that he was born after the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Colorado.

“People of my generation had grown up on them,” he said.

Kasky was one of four survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to participate in a panel about gun control at the Reardon Convention Center, part of a national tour by the March For Our Lives movement focused on swing districts ahead of the 2018 midterms.

Read more: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article213279664.html

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Tue Jun 19, 2018, 05:38 AM

1. I wonder why....

..... The MSM, and certainly not here unless it's being mentioned and disappearing in between the 5 to 10 times a day that I log on to Democratic Underground, never mention who I believe is the epitome of a Parkland survivor. Anthony Borges, 15, shot 5 times while barring a door to a classroom and credited with saving approximately 20 other children's lives, including his best friend who witnessed it. Am I missing something here?

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