With so much coverage of last week’s grisly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., students, parents and others are struggling to cope.
Christine Sylvest, a child psychologist in Rockville, Md., has a unique perspective. She grew up in Coral Springs, Fla., and attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the shooting that left 17 people dead. She moved with her family to Ashburn, Va., before her senior year in 1995.
“For me, this was my high school,” she said in an interview with Kaiser Health News on Wednesday. “I can imagine being in that hallway, and I can only imagine the horror.”