Parkland might make a difference

Kids these days. Eyes always on a screen, fingers tapping out texts and tweets and who knows what else about memes, or makeup and music - and, oh yes, about mass shootings and the need to ban the weapons that made it so easy for one young man to murder 17 of his peers in Parkland, Fla., last week.

The teenagers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School grew up online. So it makes sense that when they grew up again all at once - as a gunman’s AR-15 assault rifle turned them from students into survivors - the tragic coming-of-age story took place on the web, too.


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