On first anniversary of Parkland massacre, dad of Jewish victim pays tribute
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On first anniversary of Parkland massacre, dad of Jewish victim pays tribute

Fred Guttenberg's daughter Jaime was killed one year ago, when a gunman entered her school and began shooting.

Students console each other as they weep during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., 

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Students console each other as they weep during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The father of the Jewish teen murdered in the Parkland shooting has delivered a heart-wrenching tribute to his daughter Jaime who was killed exactly one year ago today.

“Exactly one year ago, to the minute at around 7am, I sent two kids to school. Only my son Jesse came home,” Fred Guttenberg wrote on Twitter. “Jaime was murdered in school.”

He continued: “I am forever haunted by my memory of that morning, rushing my kids out the door rather than getting one last minute.  Did I say I love you?

“It was not supposed to be the the last time I would see Jaime. For those who still want to deny the reality of gun violence, my daughter IS Jaime Guttenberg.

“ I will be visiting her today at the cemetery. Jaime, I love you forever and miss you every second of every day.”

Jaime Guttenberg and her brother Jesse were students at Stoneman Douglas High School, but while her brother managed to escape, she was killed.

Jaime was among the 17 people killed when a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and began shooting.

Among the Jewish victims were first-year students Jaime Guttenberg and Alyssa Alhadeff, senior Meadow Pollack, student Alex Schachter and Scott Beigel, a geography teacher who saved students’ lives by closing a door as he was shot.

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