Father Shares Poem 14-Year-Old Son Wrote Shortly Before He Was Killed in Florida School Shooting

Alex Schachter was one of the 17 victims that were killed by a gunman last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Alex Schachter is seen taking part in the school marching band and orchestra. (Credit: Facebook/Lisa Jackson Nesmith via CNN)

During a CNN town hall on Wednesday, his father, Max, recited a free verse poem the 14-year-old wrote two weeks prior to his death.

“He decided to write about roller coasters, because Alex loved roller coasters,” Max said....

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