University of Central Florida

Generation Parkland moves on but vows to keep fighting: 'Our voices do matter'

Generation Parkland moves on but vows to keep fighting: 'Our voices do matter'

Her journey began in the sticky Florida dawn, the horizon blazing orange.

Catie Krakow pulled out of her family's driveway in her petite blue sedan, her mother in the passenger seat, and the back seat crammed with her belongings: bedding and photographs and clothes, including sweatshirts and T-shirts tattooed with the name of her alma mater - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, in Parkland, Florida. Her nervous father loaded up the last of her things and followed behind protectively, his hulking SUV overshadowing her car.

They traveled like that for nearly all of the three-hour drive to the University of Central Florida, where Catie joined 57,000 students who started school this...

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