WASHINGTON — The day belonged to the young. Some March for Our Lives speakers’ voices cracked, some were shrill, one fifth-grader on stage giggled nervously and others choked up. But so many were strong, powerful and unwavering. And then there was Samantha Fuentes, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior, who showed the true human face of gun violence on Saturday, in all its complicated, resilient glory.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Student survivors of the Florida school massacre anchored a massive rally against gun violence Saturday in Washington, D.C., while throngs of young people took to the streets in sister marches across the U.S. Some students also participated in counter protests in places like Helena, Montana, and Salt Lake City.

WASHINGTON ––Thousands of high school students and other gun-control advocates gathered in Washington and across the U.S. Saturday to demand tougher firearms restrictions from an older generation that’s delivered little change after years of mass shootings.