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March for Our Lives:
A Reflection
By Jared F. (Central Bucks High School East, Class of 2020)

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Even though Washington, DC is our
nation's capital, that march would not
have resonated with me the same way
my hometown march did.

aving the opportunity to attend the
March for Our Lives in Doylestown, PA

meant a lot to me because two weeks prior, I participated in the National School Walkout at my school. It left
me feeling inspired, and wanting to do more than just
walk out of school in protest, so I decided to attend the
upcoming march to get more involved. I had a choice; I
could either attend the march in Washington, DC, with
my Youth Council organization, or I could attend the
local march with my cousin, a ninth grader at Lenape
Middle School. I decided to stay with her and attend the
local march. Additionally, I personally know some of the
keynote speakers.

is enough! Enough is enough!" There were thousands
of people in the street, and I immediately knew I made
the right decision. The area around me was familiar and
comforting. Even though Washington, DC is our nation's
capital, that march would not have resonated with me
the same way my hometown march did. We walked
through the streets, chanting and seeing old friends, until
we arrived at the Doylestown courthouse, fired up. There

Finally, the day came for the march. My uncle dropped us
off and the first thing we heard was the chant, "Enough

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