Just one day after the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, hundreds of teens gathered at Miami’s Braddock Senior High for the third annual Run for Respect.
“My prayers go out to the families out there because this pain is a continuous pain,” said Torrealba’s mother, Vilma Castro. “Parents who lose their children in regards to violence, it’s devastating.”
Torrealba, 18, was brutally murdered in 2009 by a man believed to be her friend, prosecutors said. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole in July.
Aguilar, a new University of Florida student, was found murdered in Levy County. His friend and former classmate was charged in his death