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45 Central Texas students walk out of school as part of national gun-violence rally

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Posted at 3:27 PM, Apr 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-20 16:48:51-04

Forty-five students at Ellison High School in Killeen participated in a walkout as part of national anti-gun violence rallies on Friday. 

According to the Killeen ISD spokesperson, 45 of the 2,492 students walked-out at the flagpole for a moment of silence and then marched around the building. 

The walkout began at 10 a.m. and ended when the bell rang at 10:35 a.m. 

The school district spokesperson said the students organized the walkout on their own; it was not a school or district event.  

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