Inside the War Room That Started a Movement

The teenage strategy sessions that built an anti-gun movement out of the trauma of Parkland in one week

War Room

By Lisa Miller

In the moment, the kids looked to their phones for comfort. Sam Zeif, 18, was in Algebra 2, in the freshman building on the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, when the shooting began. His back against a wall in a darkened classroom, Sam was silent, as he’d been instructed to be since elementary…

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