Sympathies for those killed in Florida run high among local teenagers Photo by Melissa Diaz Hernandez/The Valley ChronicleHemet High School students demonstrate on the school’s football field March 14. ■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor A nationwide walkout in response to the 17 people killed after a gunman used an AR-15 assault rifle to open fire at a Parkland, Florida high school Feb. 14 hit communities across the country last week and Hemet was no exception. Hemet High School students participated in the walkout a few minutes after 10 a.m. on March 14. Several teachers walked with the students to the school’s football stadium to ensure their safety. Deputies from
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