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LDS Teen Killed in Parkland Shooting Remembered One Year Later

LDS Teen Killed in Parkland Shooting Remembered One Year Later

On February 14, 2018, Alaina Petty died at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the horrific shooting that left 17 dead and 17 injured. She was only fourteen. One year later, the Latter-day Saint teen is remembered by her family, friends, and community for her vibrant determination and community service. “She was our youngest child…just a sweetheart, friends with everyone, inclusive. …

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Elder Stevenson Ministers to Shooting Victims in Florida

Elder Stevenson Ministers to Shooting Victims in Florida

News Release from Mormon Newsroom What does one say to comfort a grieving parent in the immediate wake of a daughter’s death — especially when her passing came by bullet in a school shooting that claimed her life and the lives of 16 others, while injuring a dozen others? On February 16, as Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum …

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Army Awards Slain LDS Teen Medal of Heroism

Army Awards Slain LDS Teen Medal of Heroism

On February 14, 14-year-old LDS teen and JROTC cadet Alaina Petty was killed in the horrific shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Flordia. This week, the United States Army awarded Petty and three other slain JROTC teens Medals of Heroism, the highest medal for ROTC cadets. The other JROTC victims are Peter Wang and …

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LDS Teen Slain in Florida Shooting, Another Fights for Her Life

LDS Teen Slain in Florida Shooting, Another Fights for Her Life

LDS teen Alaina Petty tragically lost her life in the Florida school shooting that left at least 17 dead and another 14 injured. Early Thursday morning, Elder Stephen E. Thompson, the local Area Authority, first confirmed Alaina’s death to the public with the following statement, which has been released on social media: “Dear Brethren: a little after 1 a.m. this …

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