Coming together in the Wake of Tragedy

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LEARNING TRANSFORMS US.

Beaverton Hummer

by Natalie Marssdorf

Grief is a collective experience.  It has a great impact on some, and little on others, but it is ultimately felt throughout the entirety of the community that it enters.  Over this past week, I’ve observed the ways in which the Beaverton community has come together in support of one another following the passing of senior Reese Wygant.  The response that I have witnessed has sparked an immense amount of gratitude towards this community and restored the hope that everything will be all right in the end.
In the wake of this tragedy, we as a student body have begun to grow closer.  Over this past week, I have found nothing but love and support entering the halls of Beaverton, and there seems to be a collective understanding in the atmosphere that it is important to take care of the people around us.  A loss of this…

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