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One year ago: A look back at the Parkland school shooting

A former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14, 2018, killing 14 students and three staff members.

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Students are brought out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school on Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Florida.

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Mechelle Boyle, right, embraces Cathi Rush who was waiting to hear news about her 14-year-old son Brandon. 

A year after the shooting, the two women are at odds — like the nation itself — over gun control.

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A family reunites following the shooting.
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Students walk away after being released from lockdown.
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An armored police vehicle arrives at the school.
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People wait for loved ones as they are brought out of the school.
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The gunman spent 6 minutes and 40 seconds inside Building 1200 at the school. 

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Medical personnel tend to a victim.
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Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the school, was taken into custody without resistance a mile away from the scene of the shooting. Investigators later learned the suspect had concealed himself in the crowd and was among those running out of the school.

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A law enforcement officer directs traffic outside the school.
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People wait to hear from students.
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Families wait for students under an expressway.
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Students are released from the lockdown.
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Family members embrace.
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Nikolas Cruz is facing 17 murder charges and 17 charges of attempted murder for the shooting at the school. 

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Students console each other during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the shooting on Feb. 15, 2018.

Video: Parkland school shooting survivor recounts tragedy

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