Scenes From the National Student Walkout Day for Gun Reform

Photo: AP

Students around the nation walked out of class to protest gun violence on Wednesday morning in a mass demonstration that took place one month after the massacre that left 17 students and staff dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.

Students at an estimated 2,500 schools are expected to skip class for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. local time for the memorial protest. Here are some snapshots of what’s happening around the country:

Parkland, FL

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Washington, DC

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New York

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Toledo, OH

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Charlottesville, VA

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Westborough, MA

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Detroit

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Evanston, IL

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Miami Beach

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West Haven, CT

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Glen Mills, PA

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Atlanta

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Kaiserslautern, Germany

Students at overseas US military bases also participated, according to Stars and Stripes, from Japan, to South Korea, to Germany.

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