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The grief and mourning continue for the 17 students and staff killed on the afternoon of Feb. 14 during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. But something else is happening among the anguish of the interrupted lives of the victims and survivors. Out of the agony, activism has emerged and students from across South Florida are speaking out together asking for stricter gun controls. Here's a list of grief counseling resources available for the community.

Parkland Parents Who Lost Kids Appointed To Commission Looking Into Mass School Shooting

Florida Governor Rick Scott (center) stands with Andrew Pollack (left) who lost his daugther Meadow Pollack, 18, and Ryan Petty (right) who lost his daughter Alaina Petty,14, during the mass school shooting in Parkland, as they attend a press conference at Miami-Dade police headquarters on February 27, 2018 in Doral, Florida. Both Pollack and Petty are now on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.
Florida Governor Rick Scott (center) stands with Andrew Pollack (left) who lost his daugther Meadow Pollack, 18, and Ryan Petty (right) who lost his daughter Alaina Petty,14, during the mass school shooting in Parkland, as they attend a press conference at Miami-Dade police headquarters on February 27, 2018 in Doral, Florida. Both Pollack and Petty are now on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.

Florida’s new gun safety law includes the creation of a commission tasked with investigating the failings that led up to last month’s mass school shooting in Parkland. Governor Rick Scott and Florida legislative leaders made their appointments Tuesday. Listen to the story!

Florida Governor Rick Scott (center) stands with Andrew Pollack (left) who lost his daugther Meadow Pollack, 18, and Ryan Petty (right) who lost his daughter Alaina Petty,14, during the mass school shooting in Parkland, as they attend a press conference at Miami-Dade police headquarters on February 27, 2018 in Doral, Florida. Both Pollack and Petty are now on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott (center) stands with Andrew Pollack (left) who lost his daugther Meadow Pollack, 18, and Ryan Petty (right) who lost his daughter Alaina Petty,14, during the mass school shooting in Parkland, as they attend a press conference at Miami-Dade police headquarters on February 27, 2018 in Doral, Florida. Both Pollack and Petty are now on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission is made up of 15 people.

Governor Rick Scott’s appointees include a Sheriff, a school superintendent, and a police chief.

Scott also appointed Ryan Petty and Andrew Pollack to the commission. Both their daughters were two of the 17 people killed in the South Florida high school, and the fathers played a big role in getting the gun safety bill passed.

Like Scott, House Speaker Richard Corcoran also appointed a parent who lost a son in the shooting. His name is Max Schachter. Scott's other appointees include two sheriffs, a police chief, and an assistant state attorney.

And, Senate President Joe Negron’s appointees include a school board member, a law enforcement officer, a retired school resource officer, and a mental health clinician.

Sen. Lauren Book (D-Plantation), a former classroom teacher, was also appointed. She helped organize bringing the Parkland students to Tallahassee to talk to lawmakers about gun control.

For more news updates, follow Sascha Cordner on Twitter: @SaschaCordner .

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