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Florida School Where Mass Shooting Took Place Is Named for Taunton Woman

Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) was a writer and environmentalist who championed the Everglades after moving to in south Florida in 1915. She moved to Taunton when she was 6 and went to Taunton High School.

The high school in Parkland, Florida named for her, scene of the mass shooting this past Wednesday that killed 17, opened in 1990.



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