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Photos: Students rally together to stop gun violence

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Students at Yarmouth High School chant during a walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Yarmouth, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Students at Yarmouth High School chant during a walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Yarmouth, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

(Meredith/AP) – Young people in the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged since the massacre in Florida.

[Related: Student walkouts protesting gun violence sweep the nation]

More than 3,000 walkouts were planned across the country and around the world, organizers said. Students were urged to leave class at 10 a.m. local time for 17 minutes — one minute for each of the dead in the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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