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another school shooting - November 17th 2019, 04:19 AM

This shooting was just an hour from where I live. 2 dead, 5 injured, and the shooter killed himself. And I feel like NOBODY TALKED ABOUT IT because of this thing with the President and all this political stuff that was constantly being talked about. My friend and I were talking about this new shooting and she said "how many dead bodies do you need in a high school before people talk about it???"

My school has lockdown drills ever month PLUS fire drills and earthquake drills and cheerleader drills (bad joke I know). I don't feel safe either way but I also don't think about it either.

Anyway, back to school on Monday
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Re: another school shooting - November 18th 2019, 01:10 AM

I was saddened to hear about another shooting. I have family that's school age and I worry about them immensely. I can't imagine what it's like to be school age. I wish more people would talk about it and do more to combat the issue.

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Re: another school shooting - November 19th 2019, 12:46 AM

I think you get more and more desensitized as it happens more often. Sandy Hook was about 30-40 minutes away from me, and it's just weird to think about. So sad, but yet it's happening so often now that it's just like another day.

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Re: another school shooting - November 21st 2019, 02:50 AM

I agree with Dez in regards to becoming desensitized about hearing about school shootings in America and I don't even live there. It's scary to think that there have been SO many in the past year and more and more people are dying from shootings.

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Re: another school shooting - November 23rd 2019, 08:32 AM

This is so scary and sad..

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Re: another school shooting - November 24th 2019, 01:09 PM

I agree with Dez. I was in the eighth grade when Columbine happened, and that first event was scary as hell. But with more and more school shooting happening, the more it becomes something like a part of your daily life; as it would be in a developing country. It's very unfortunate that it has gotten this way; and no change can be made until we speak up to our state representatives to do something about gun control.

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