Parkland remembers victims 5 years after school massacre


ARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — People released doves, lit candles, recited prayers and shed tears Tuesday as the Parkland community commemorated the fifth anniversary of the murder of 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and showed support for their families.


bout 200 people gathered in a Coral Springs shopping center parking lot near the school in the afternoon, while a nighttime ceremony in a park ceremony centered on spiritual healing brought together about 500 people. The shopping center houses Eagles’ Haven, a community counseling center that opened shortly after the massacre, in which 17 others

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