Parkland students are workshopping a song, “Wake Up America,” when, from the corner, a shy boy -- face curtained in curls -- explodes in a burst of poetry: “Cycles of violence, it all seems so mindless. Halls ring of gunshots and then they go silent. Darkness before us, children are dying, but we won’t be quiet: our voices are rising.” Two days of songwriting gave Jorgie Garrido back the power he lost during the shooting.
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