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'I will stand for you': Students hold make-up walkout
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Albany eighth-grader Quill Lent holds a sign March 15 outside of Albany Schools in support of the nationwide protest against violence in schools and in support of 17 people killed by a school shooter Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida. Lent said she was not allowed to leave Wednesday as part of a nationwide walkout, which prompted her to organize a makeshift demonstration in a few hours with the help of her mother, Sharon Lent. (Times photos: Marissa Weiher)
The same day that area school districts were overseeing a peaceful walkout by students or moved by a memorial service for 17 lives lost in Parkland, Florida, a month ago, two Albany students found themselves dismayed to be faced with opposition from their principal.

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