ST. LOUIS – Students and teachers nationwide walked out of their classrooms Wednesday to protest gun violence.

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March 14 marks one month since the shooting at a Florida high school left 17 people dead.

Students from thousands of schools participated in National Walkout Day by walking out at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes.

Empower, a national organization, organized the walkouts across the country.

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