Parents of 2 girls killed in Parkland shooting running for school board seats

Lori Alhadeff and Ryan Petty's daughters Alyssa and Alaina respectively were among those killed in the Parkland, Florida, shootings on Feb. 14.
1:41 | 05/15/18

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Transcript for Parents of 2 girls killed in Parkland shooting running for school board seats
I'm a candidate for the Broward County school board district four. Although I dedicated my professional life to education. I never envision myself as a candidate for school board. Or any other public office. I also never envision I would have a reason to become a school safety activists. But they never could have envisioned what happened on Valentine's Day and Margie Stallman Douglass high school. In Parkland when my daughter Alyssa out to that and sixteen others were murdered. And so many others injured. Since that horrible day in February I've become a safety activists. And started a national nonprofit. Called make schools safe I want to do everything possible. To make this lawlessness that. A model that other school districts we'll look and try to replicate. I filed this morning for Broward school board district eight. Like Laurie. My world completely changed. On Valentine's dates when he eighteen when I lost. My daughter Alina heading. In the school shooting in Marjorie Stoneman Douglas. Since that game. Like many of the families be dedicated ourselves to change a system that would allow. Somebody like Nicholas Cruz to fall through the cracks. Like it represented parents all over at the district. We deserve. To have their children come home to them every afternoon after school.

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