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Students protest at schools across LI Wednesday over gun violence

Students across Long Island walked out of their school buildings or participated in other demonstrations Wednesday, joining a national protest to remember the victims of last month’s shooting in Parkland, Florida, and make calls for greater gun safety.

Students hold up signs during a rally at
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Students hold up signs during a rally at Wyandanch High School to end gun violence on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Faculty and students link arms in solidarity during
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Faculty and students link arms in solidarity during a rally at Wyandanch High School on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, to end gun violence.

Moment of silence observed by students at Henry
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A moment of silence is observed by students at Henry Viscardi School in Albertson on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Claudia Patterson, left, and Autumn Street, students at
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Bridgehampton High School students Claudia Patterson, left, and Autumn Street, peak about Parkland shooting victim Jamie Guttenberg during a ceremony held at Bridgehampton School on March 14, 2018.

Bridgehampton School students Caleigh Hochstedler, 16, left, Jaden
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Bridgehampton High School students Caleigh Hochstedler, 16, left, Jaden Campbell, 15, and Olivia Cassone, 15, attend a ceremony for the Parkland, Fla., shooting victims on March 14, 2018.

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Ward Melville High School students walk out of their building in East Setauket on March 14, 2018. They joined a mass national protest to remember the victims of last month’s shooting in Parkland, Florida, and make calls for greater gun safety.

Southside High School students participate in a nationwide
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Southside High School students participate in a nationwide school walk-out in Rockville Centre on March 14, 2018.

Great Neck South High Students walk out as
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Great Neck South High School students walk out on March 14, 2018.

Southside High School students participate in a nationwide
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In Rockville Centre, Southside High School students walk out as part of a nationwide protest on March 14, 2018.

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