Voices of Parkland: Student Survivors Share Their Heart-Wrenching Memories From the Deadly Stoneman Douglas Shooting
As part of a social media initiative called #whatif, photojournalist Jeff Vespa captured students' heart-wrenching tales of survival — and their determination to create a future free of gun violence
The 18-year-old senior worried immediately about her 14-year-old sibling, telling her mom, "I'm safe, take care of my sister"
The 15-year-old freshman survivor is helping to raise scholarship funds to honor her soccer teammate and shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff
The 17-year-old junior texted her mom to say she didn't know if she'd survive the shooting and empathizes with parents whose children did not
Parkland Survivor Ava Schneider, 14, on Facing Fear: 'If This Is the End ... We Are All Together'
The 14-year-old freshman found comfort in her uncertain panic that if she died, she'd be surrounded by friends
Student Jensen Clark, 17, Says Parkland Survivors 'So Much Closer Than Ever Before' After Shooting
The junior, 17, says bonds among friends have strengthened as they move together through vigils and memorials to activism
Parkland Survivor Maddie Gaffney, 17: Friend's Mom Has 'Nothing Left in Her' After He Was Killed
Maddie Gaffney, 17, says her friend Luke Hoyer's mom searched for hours before learning the 15-year-old freshman was among those killed in the mass shooting
Parkland Survivor Lizzie Eaton, 16, Hoped to 'Keep Breathing' as Casualties Rose in School Massacre
Lizzie Eaton, 16, hid in a classroom as she awaited rescue from the overheard gunshots
Parkland Student Sam Schneider, 16, Agonized for Hours Waiting to Hear Who Survived the Shooting
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting student Sam Schneider was scared to text his sister to find out whether she survived the mass shooting there last month