In the wake of the tragic Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas many were left terrified and heartbroken, yet, unsurprised that it has happened again.
According to CNN, there has been, on average, 1 school shooting in the US every week this year.

Student Andrew Schneidawind started the hashtag #IfIDieInASchoolShooting in the hope of bringing attention to the tragic effect each mass school shooting has on all of us. The hashtag became trending on Twitter and hundreds of students have already shared the things they would miss out on if they were killed. Many reflected on the loved ones they would leave behind, others shared the experiences and goals they would never be able to accomplish.

The students took the chance to pressure legislators to pass an effective gun control reform. And no matter on which side of the gun reform debate you are, these testimonies will definitely make you feel heartbroken.

Student Andrew Schneidawind started the hashtag #IfIDieInASchoolShooting

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Alia G. 11 months ago

Dark, but it’d be a needed slap in the face to the NRA creeps.

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Natasha Forchione 11 months ago

So true, the killers are always remembered and victims too soon forgotten.

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Miriam L 11 months ago

Oh my goodness... This is heartbreaking. I'm a student, similar age, totally different country. Why does this continue?

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Luis Sanchez 11 months ago

Snap

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lazy_panda 11 months ago

aww the dog part made me cry :(

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GAK 11 months ago

Wow this is really emotionally powerful :( !!!

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Em 11 months ago

This one hit me hard..

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Emma Knappe 11 months ago

Omg, the truth of that cuts deep

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Zori the degu 11 months ago

Another? Poor parents.

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Charlotte Brine 11 months ago

Woah this one is deep!

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Sarina Gito 11 months ago

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and this delivers absolutely nothing... smh

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

oh lord, ugly crying. This is so senseless. These students are asking for the right to live their lives, and this can be achieved with common sense and the will of politicians.

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

yes, you will be robbed of your life and all of us who could have benefitted from your contributions and presence will be robbed of that too.

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All With Heart 11 months ago

...DAMMMMMN

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Raylene mckenzie 11 months ago

John Smith you're a f*ckwit. Prob an NRA f*ckwit too

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Sara Kate MacFarland 11 months ago

I wish I could vote for this one a million times

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Maia Kopylova 11 months ago

The username... so sad.

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Zori the degu 11 months ago

The truth is a painful thing.

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Sara Kate MacFarland 11 months ago

Truth……..Hurts

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Sara Kate MacFarland 11 months ago

Spend every moment of every day....learning to love yourself. Begin NOW.

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Magpie 11 months ago

".. just know I knew it would happen some day. "" Dear god America what are you doing to your ( surviving ) children??? Let alone the dead children.???

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

No child should have to think this way

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Magpie 11 months ago

Oh Kristen this Australian's thoughts and grief are with you. ... and dear god you are holding on to hope. I admire you.

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sharron lynn parsons 11 months ago

YES, VOTE THE PEOPLE OUT WHO REFUSE CHANGE TO SAVE THE CHILDREN !!!

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