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03/24/2018 10:45 am ET Updated Mar 24, 2018

Here Are The Latest Photos From March For Our Lives

Thousands of young people across the country are speaking out.

Thousands of people descended on Washington, D.C., Saturday to attend the March For Our Lives protest and bring attention to the issues of gun control and gun violence. 

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, spearheaded the event after 17 people were killed last month in a mass shooting at the school. 

Check out the latest photos from March For Our Lives rallies in Washington and around the world: 

  • Washington, D.C.
    Daisy Hernandez, 22, joins students and gun control advocates for the March For Our Lives event.
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    Daisy Hernandez, 22, joins students and gun control advocates for the March For Our Lives event.
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  • Students react during a speech at the rally. 
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    Students react during a speech at the rally. 
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  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez stayed silent for 6 minutes and 20 seconds in her speech. 
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    Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez stayed silent for 6 minutes and 20 seconds in her speech. 
  • The crowd listens as Emma Gonzalez speaks at the rally. 
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    The crowd listens as Emma Gonzalez speaks at the rally. 
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  • Gonzalez included six minutes and twenty seconds of silence in her speech, the time it took a shooter to kill 17 students and
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    Gonzalez included six minutes and twenty seconds of silence in her speech, the time it took a shooter to kill 17 students and faculty at Stoneman Douglas High School. 
  • Los Angeles student Edna Chavez cries as she speaks about the shooting death of her 14-year-old brother as she addresses stud
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    Los Angeles student Edna Chavez cries as she speaks about the shooting death of her 14-year-old brother as she addresses students and gun control advocates during the "March for Our Lives". 
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  • 21-year-old Alexander Voneiff of Alexandria, Virginia, cries as he shows marchers his "Enough" shirt.
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    21-year-old Alexander Voneiff of Alexandria, Virginia, cries as he shows marchers his "Enough" shirt.
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  • Young girls wave down at marchers from the balcony of the Newseum. 
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    Young girls wave down at marchers from the balcony of the Newseum. 
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  • A boy displays his hand-made sign as he poses for a photograph. 
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    A boy displays his hand-made sign as he poses for a photograph. 
  • Demi Lovato performs 'Skyscraper' during the March for Our Lives. 
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    Demi Lovato performs 'Skyscraper' during the March for Our Lives. 
  • Singer Lin-Manuel Miranda (L) and Singer Ben Platt perform. 
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    Singer Lin-Manuel Miranda (L) and Singer Ben Platt perform. 
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