America is dealing with the aftermath of another school shooting, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida where 17 were killed. Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo graduated from Stoneman Douglas and returned home to give a moving speech at a vigil for the victims of the shooting.
Rizzo tearfully addressed the crowd and recounted the shock of seeing the horror unfolding at the school he grew up attending. He also spoke of his love for the community and the need to stop the cycle of school shootings.
Watch Rizzo’s emotional speech:
Anthony Rizzo delivers a vigil after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, his alma mater. pic.twitter.com/5iQKO0ou00
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