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‘Six minutes and 20 seconds’: Emma González delivers speech, then silence

Parkland student Emma González delivered a speech, then she stood, completely still, until she had been on stage for 6 minutes and 20 seconds — the time it took for the Parkland shooting to occur.

“Fight for your lives,” she told the crowd.

Live coverage: March for Our Lives
Thousands pack Pennsylvania Avenue as seen from the sixth floor of the Newseum on Saturday in Washington. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather in the nation’s capital Saturday for the March for Our Lives, an anti-gun-violence rally organized by survivors of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead.

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