MSD Strong: ‘They Have the Money, We Have the Vote’

March 26, 2018 15 photos
  • A crowd of 20,000, according to Associated Press estimates, filled Pine Trails Park to capacity in Parkland, Fla., for the March for Our Lives. (Barbara Myers)

  • A student speaker called on each individual to convince 17 others to get out and vote in honor of the Parkland victims. (Barbara Myers)

  • Tony Montalto addressed the crowd with his son Anthony. Gina Rose Montalto was 14 years old when she was killed in the Parkland shooting. (Barbara Myers)

  • Joaquin Oliver died at age 17. (Barbara Myers)

  • Handmade signs with personal messages filled the field and the road. (Barbara Myers)

  • The threat of the power of the ballot took center stage. (Barbara Myers)

  • The march, starting at Pine Trails Park, went south to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (Barbara Myers)

  • Young and old activists hit the streets. (Barbara Myers)

  • The crowd was diverse. (Barbara Myers)

  • Friends of Alyssa Alhadeff, 14, memorialize her. (Barbara Myers)

  • Marchers in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. (Barbara Myers)

  • Gone but not forgotten. (Barbara Myers)

  • Parkland plans to collect and preserve the memorial items left to commemorate the victims. Peter Wang, 15, saved others before he died. (Barbara Myers)

  • The MSD students have vowed to speak for their fallen classmates. (Barbara Myers)

  • This is only the beginning for the March for Our Lives movement. (Barbara Myers)