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Peter Wang, 15. His friends say he was shot while holding a door so others could escape. As a member of the ROTC program, Peter dreamed of one day attending West Point and serving in the military, according to the Sun-Sentinel. After his death in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Army awarded Peter a medal for heroism, and West Point announced it would posthumously offer him acceptance. (📷: Allen Breed/AP)

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Carmen Schentrup, 16. Carmen was a National Merit Scholar semifinalist, and friends and family described her as a straight-A student who “devoured” books, according to the Miami Herald. "Your family is forever in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry,” wrote one person on Twitter. Carmen was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School)

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Alex Schachter, 14. He played the baritone and the trombone, and was in the school marching band and orchestra. "I felt he really had a bright future on the trombone," the school band director told the Sun-Sentinel. Alex's family set up a scholarship fund in his name to help other students “experience the joys of music as well as fund increased security at schools,” according to the family’s Go Fund Me page. Alex was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Lisa Jackson Nesmith/Facebook)

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Helena Ramsay, 17. "Helena was a smart, kind hearted, and thoughtful person,” a relative said in a Facebook post. “She was deeply loved and loved others even more so.” She would have started college next year. Helena was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Curtis Page Jr./Facebook)

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Meadow Pollack, 18. The senior had been accepted to Lynn University in Boca Raton, and would have started in the fall. “Meadow was a lovely young woman who was full of energy,” said a spokeswoman for the university. A friend described her as an “amazing girl.” Pollack was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Andrew Pollack)

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Alaina Petty, 14. She was a vibrant and determined teenager who “loved to serve,” her family said. She volunteered after Hurricane Irma hit Florida in September, and was a member of the junior ROTC at school. After her death in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Army awarded Alaina a Medal of Heroism. It was given to her family at her funeral service on Monday. (📷: Family photo)

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Joaquin Oliver, 17. To friends, he was known as “Guac.” Joaquin loved football, basketball, the Venezuelan national soccer team, urban graffiti and hip-hop, according to the Sun-Sentinel. Oliver, who became a naturalized citizen last year, was born in Venezuela and moved to the US when he was 3. He was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Alejandro Marin)

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Gina Montalto, 14. She was “the sweetest soul ever,” a former color guard instructor told the Miami Herald. In a Facebook tribute, an aunt described Gina as a gifted artist: "I know somewhere in the heavens she's designing the latest and greatest trends and has her art book she always carried with her as well.” Gina was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Facebook via AP)

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Cara Loughran, 14. She was a dancer, and led a “beautiful life,” a neighbor said. Her dance studio, the Drake School of Irish Dance in South Florida, said "Cara was a beautiful soul and always had a smile on her face." Cara was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Family photo)

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Luke Hoyer, 15. He had a contagious smile, his grandmother, Janice Stroud, said. “Always happy, always smiling.” Luke was “a good kid,” she said, who never got into trouble. He was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Grant Cox)

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Chris Hixon, 49. Hixon wasn’t just an athletic director. He was a Naval reservist who, in 2007, deployed to Iraq; he was a wrestling coach, a loving husband and father, and someone students could lean on when they needed a ride or lunch money. "He just loved being around kids and giving back to the community," his widow, Debra, said. Hixon was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Debbie Hixon/Getty Images)

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Jaime Guttenberg, 14. “Jaime was such a special kid,” said Fred Guttenberg, Jaime’s father, during a vigil last week. “I don’t know what I do next.” Jaime was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Jaime Guttenberg/Facebook)

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Aaron Feis, 37. When the shooting began, Feis, an assistant football coach, ran toward the gunshots, a student said. Feis was shot when he threw himself in front of students to protect them, a football program spokeswoman said. "He died the same way he lived––he put himself second,” she said. Feis was one of 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: MSDEagles/Twitter)

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Nicholas Dworet, 17. An athlete with a bright future, Nicholas had been recruited for the University of Indianapolis swim team. He would have been a freshman this fall. "Today, and in coming days, I hope you will hold Nick, his family, all of the victims, as well as the Parkland community and first responders in your prayers," the university’s president said. Nicholas was one of 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14. (📷: Facebook/TS Aquatics)

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Scott Beigel, 35. "I am alive today because of him,” said Kelsey Friend, one of several students Beigel saved during the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting. Witnesses say the geography teacher was ushering students into his classroom to protect them from the gunman when he was shot. Beigel was one of 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14. (📷: Facebook/Camp Starlight)

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Martin Duque Anguiano, 14. “He was a very funny kid, outgoing, and sometimes really quiet. He was sweet and caring and loved by all his family. Most of all he was my baby brother," said Miguel Duque, who set up a Go Fund Me page to help pay for his brother’s funeral. Martin was also a cadet at his school's Junior ROTC program. After he was killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Army awarded him a medal for heroism. (📷:Miguel Duque)

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Alyssa Alhadeff, 14. Lori Alhadeff dropped her daughter off at school on Valentine’s Day and said, "I love you." As reports surfaced of a shooting, she hustled to school, but was too late. "I knew at that point she was gone. I felt it in my heart." Alyssa, an avid soccer player, was “beautiful, smart, talented, successful, awesome,” her mother said. She was one of the 17 people killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14.

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"The next death of someone with an assault rifle here in Florida is going to be on them (the state House). ... It's going to be their fault that those people are dead." Sheryl Acquaroli is a student at the high school where 17 people were killed last week. She sobbed as she watched the state House vote against taking up a bill to ban many semiautomatic guns and large capacity magazines.

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Russian ice skater Alina Zagitova glides through the air during the short program in the #WinterOlympics. The 15-year-old set a new world record, breaking the one set only minutes before by her OAR teammate Evgenia Medvedeva. (📷: Dean Moutaropoulous/Getty Images)

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Zimbabweans gather to pay their respects to former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who died last week of colon cancer at age 65. Tsvangirai was the veteran leader of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change, and the nation’s fiercest opponent of former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from power by his own ruling party late last year. (📷: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images)

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👀👑 Talk about a front row seat. Spotted at London Fashion Week alongside style icon Anna Wintour is The Queen. The two were caught gabbing and admiring designer Richard Quinn’s catwalk. (📷: Royal Pool)

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Under the rallying cry of #NeverAgain, dozens of students who survived the Florida school shooting set off for the state capital on Tuesday to protest gun violence. Four survivors of the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting are traveling with the group. (📷: WPLG)

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On the fifth day in the Chinese New Year celebration, observers pray to the God of Wealth. People flood the area around Guiyuan Temple in Wuhan, China, to burn incense and worship. (📷: Wang He/Getty Images)

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Revelers in Galaxidi, Greece, celebrate 'Clean Monday' by throwing colored flour at each other. The celebration marks the end to carnival season and the start of Lent. (📷:Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

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Canada 🇨🇦 wins🥇in the final of the Ice Dance competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s gold is the second they’re taking home from South Korea and it has been decades in the making. The pair first began skating together when Virtue was 7 and Moir 9. (📸: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Teens stage a “lie-in” in protest outside of the White House in solidarity with Florida students demanding changes to America’s gun laws after a school shooting last week killed 17 people.

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Students and family members hold hands around a makeshift memorial in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Residents of Parkland, Florida, are grieving after the community was rocked by a school shooting last week that left 17 people dead. (📷: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Volcanic ash billows into the air in Indonesia. Mount Sinabung volcano erupted on Monday, spewing a thick cloud that reached approximately 3 miles into the sky, according to Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management.

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Teens stage a “lie-in” in front of the White House on Monday. The move is meant to be a show of solidarity with students who survived the bloodshed at a Florida high school last week and are now demanding changes to America’s gun laws. (📷: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

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Here’s gridlock like you’ve probably never seen 🚗 as millions of people make the journey to be with their families during Spring Festival, or Chinese travel season. The event, which happens around the Chinese New Year, is said to be the largest annual human migration. (📷: VCG/Getty Images)

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