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Students Protest Gun Violence


Last updated 4/23/2018 at 1:29pm

Matt McGregor

Young and old gathered at the courthouse gazebo Friday to hear the students.

Brevard High School students walked out of school on Friday, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, to participate in the National School Walkout, a nationwide school walkout event organized to protest gun violence.

A local organization of the walkout called the United Nations of Brevard High, led by student Zeena Abdulkarim, gathered around the flagpole of Brevard High at 9:30 a.m., Friday, and Abdulkarim, wielding a megaphone, directed the students to the Transylvania County Courthouse gazebo, where up to 90 students gathered, along with others, to listen to students such as Sar...

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