School shooting survivor stricken by ‘survivor’s guilt’ takes own life


Miami (AFP) – An adolescent who survived the Parkland college taking pictures in Florida has killed herself whereas combating survivors’ guilt, native media reported Friday.

Sydney Aiello, 19, was a pupil at Marjory Stoneman Douglas final February 14 when a former pupil opened fireplace with a semiautomatic weapon, killing 14 college students and three employees members.

Among the many lifeless have been two of Aiello’s greatest pals, Meadow Pollack and Joaquin Oliver.

Her dad and mom instructed native information CBS4 that she had been handled for PTSD, and suffered from survivor’s guilt, when a sufferer fixates on why they have been the one to reside, not another person.

Her mom, Cara, instructed CBS Miami that Aiello had had a tough time together with her faculty courses “as a result of lecture rooms now scared her.”

Aiello graduated from highschool in July. She was a yoga fanatic, and took half within the nationwide pupil motion in search of authorized modifications on gun management coverage.

Stoneman Douglas college students turned crusaders in opposition to gun violence underneath the banner “March for Our Lives,” lobbying for more durable gun management legal guidelines and organizing protests and rallies.

Meadow’s father, Andrew Pollack, instructed the Miami Herald that his “coronary heart goes out to these poor, poor dad and mom.

“It is horrible what occurred. Meadow and Sydney have been pals for an extended, very long time,” Pollack stated.

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