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  1. Oct 2017
    1. Growing up as a teenager in America is bad because many people get killed at a young age, sometimes even little kids

      I have been through the same things growing up. It seems youth dying or getting killed is normal and that isn't how America should be. We are killing more of our people than the enemies are.

    1. “go back to where you came from.”

      This type of stuff happens to families of all minority ethnicities all across America and it is not okay. It should not be swept under the rug just because it does not happen often.

    1. "If you're not outraged you're not paying attention."

      This quote spoke to me because it was in general, not just for heather. Many people have died in vain from acts of hate and envy. Many people of all ages have lost their lives in hate crimes whether that was by another citizen or by police. Everyone should be outraged by the acts of hate and Terrorism that have taken place around the country in the last few years. Its time to speak up and put our foot down.

    2. "Heather said, I want to go so badly but I don't want to get shot. I don't want to die," Jackson said.

      It seems as though to a certain extent some people predict their deaths or their deaths become ironic. I have lost a few friends over the last few years and it seemed as though all their deaths were Ironic in a certain way. My one friend died in a motorcycle accident, earlier that day she posted "last ride today" on snapchat. My other friend died in a lake from drowning, earlier that day he posted a picture on Instagram and the caption said " today is a beautiful day to be alive". It seems as though a lot of people have done or said something very ironic right before their deaths like heather.

    3. People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

      This picture made me very upset. Pictures may capture moments that the media want to show to the world but then you have to question the man behind the camera. This cameraman took a picture of people being hit by a speeding car. Did he help afterwards or did he go and get his picture published to CNN? The media can sometimes see the world as a canvas and forget that real people are their muse.

    4. we didn't want neo-Nazis and alt-right and racists to come into our city and think they could spread freely their hate, and their bigotry and their racism. We wanted to let them know that we were about love, that we were would overpower them ...

      This section made me happy to read because they are taking control of their city when no one else will. They will not allow racism or bigotry to be open and free. They were fighting hate with love and that is how you win the battle.

    5. "This wasn't a video game, buddy," she said in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper. "This was real people. There are real consequences to what you did. I'm sorry you've chosen to do that. You have ruined your life and you've disturbed mine, but you took my child from me."

      This is exactly what I was thinking when saw the video of what happened. The car plowed through the audience as if it were grand theft auto or something. I could believe my eyes and immediately I hoped that everyone was okay. After hearing about heathers death it made me sick to my stomach because that was such a reckless thing to do and I do not believe the driver thought about the consequences.