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Students Speak Out After Teacher Hides 19 Kids in Closet During Florida Shooting

Melissa Falkowski is being hailed a hero after the quick-thinking language arts teacher packed 19 students in a supply closet to protect them from the gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday.

The massacre in Florida killing at least seventeen is the latest of mass shootings to strike the country, but it’s the hero stories arising amidst the chaos that is giving America a ray of hope.

Like assistant football coach Aaron Feis who died shielding students from bullets, Falkowski, too, put the life of the children above her own as former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire with an AR-15.

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Kelsey is an editor at Outreach. She’s passionate about fear fighting, freedom writing, and the pursuit of excellence in the name of crucifying perfectionism. Glitter is her favorite color, 2nd only to pink, and 3rd only to pink glitter.

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