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The stories of heroism in the Florida shooting

Woman hugs girl after Parkland shooting
Woman hugs girl near the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

In the wake of the school shooting in southern Florida yesterday, stories of heroes who rose to the occasion to protect their students and classmates are being shared across the country.

Read the about the heroes — from a football coach who shielded his students from gunfire to a teacher who hid her class in a closet — from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.