Parkland School Survivor On One Year After Mass Shooting | TODAY Originals

  • Published on Feb 14, 2019
  • Aalayah Eastmond hid under a classmate’s body during the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. Now she’s lobbying for gun control. Here’s her survivor story.
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Comments • 212

  • Thong Sniffer
    Thong Sniffer 3 hours ago +2

    She literally survived a school shooting like other hundreds of kids. Why is she acting like some kind of role model?

  • Beth black
    Beth black 5 hours ago

    Shame about her acne

  • audrey santos
    audrey santos 22 hours ago

    i’m so sorry that she had to go through this. she’s so strong. ♥️

  • the ragnarok
    the ragnarok 2 days ago

    Then the el paso shooting and i was about to go there before the shooting happend this needs to stop

  • Rihxnas Life
    Rihxnas Life 2 days ago

    Peaying for your all still!

  • Miami Montiel
    Miami Montiel 2 days ago

    Wow your so brave beautiful ❤️ I’m so sorry you had to go through such a tragic situation 😢

  • yvngshxwtyy
    yvngshxwtyy 3 days ago

    my school did this thing where all of the students walked outside and stood outside (you didn’t have to necessarily go outside if you didn’t want to) and we did it for the parkland shooting. it was a great idea, but also a horrible one. who knows, someone in my town could’ve easily heard of it and all those kids outside could’ve easily been targets.. but rip to all the lives lost during that time. prayers will and continue to go out to families.

    JESSEN FERNANDO 5 days ago

    I dont want to go to school

  • Cookie Monster
    Cookie Monster 9 days ago

    I’m so sorry about this you so strong

  • Jay Aldridge
    Jay Aldridge 13 days ago

    Nobody should ever do this it's sad and rip to all the students that were killed and bless the parents that are suffering

  • SupremeSlavic •
    SupremeSlavic • 14 days ago

    Those 79 dislikes thought they liked and actually disliked

    • max Headroom
      max Headroom 12 days ago

      nah i just don't like the media using these kids

  • Lord Hughes
    Lord Hughes 23 days ago

    This was so real, so many people really died and so many people really are grieving. For real.
    The police state is telling you the real truth and the media is sad that it has to cover this real event.
    Man this is so real it’s realer than real. Someone must keep demanding that the leaders do something. Otherwise I may have to endure more of this real bad writing and acting and the real bad punchline again and again. Really

  • Emily Price
    Emily Price 26 days ago

    17 angels #msdstrong

  • I See Water Bugs
    I See Water Bugs 28 days ago

    I guess this is aimed at younger audiences

  • cRagZ
    cRagZ Month ago +1

    Hope - XXXTentacion I love you all

  • Garf ield
    Garf ield Month ago +3

    I walked a mile with a sign that said “bless the souls of the shooting of February”

  • •*.•Akira Draws•*.

    2:46 you can see some shaking there hands in fear, that just breaks my heart 💔

  • JMD Bennett
    JMD Bennett Month ago +2

    I rember this and my music teacher's son got shoot and sadly left us and I live close to her

  • Hello People
    Hello People Month ago +2

    So Sad 😞

  • Elizabeth Jimenez
    Elizabeth Jimenez Month ago

    I’m scared to go back to school now 😱😥😰

    • Authorite 100
      Authorite 100 Month ago

      Elizabeth Jimenez Same, it’s sad we have to worry about this.

  • padres for life
    padres for life Month ago

    It really sucks , all this shooting everywhere... you dont even know if you coming back home once you step out your front door 😭 RIP to all the kids

  • Rachel Pietsch
    Rachel Pietsch Month ago +1

    If I could I would die for all of those people who died that day I am young too but one or none is better than 17 this should no happen this should never happen again I send my prays to those families and hope I won’t happen again or to me with that I would go through that rather than anyone else I would risk my life willingly knowing I might die I can walk in school and think I might die today I might never get to say goodbye I might never walk out of this building again my friends might lose me I might lose my friends I never wanna think that nobody should think they might die that day nobody should go through it something needs to happen never again

  • Cj Gordon Stott
    Cj Gordon Stott Month ago +10

    imagine hearing that last goodbye as a parent 😞 such a brave girl with a big heart 💙

  • yo yo
    yo yo Month ago +2

    My heart is shattered and Im watching this only now

  • FAZE Krock1232
    FAZE Krock1232 2 months ago +2

    X brought me to this its crazy

  • NSL Eruption
    NSL Eruption 2 months ago


  • ッAry
    ッAry 2 months ago


  • komplett unsympathisch
    komplett unsympathisch 2 months ago +1

    Outside of misery, they will live on in a better world

  • ಠ_ಠ
    ಠ_ಠ 2 months ago +4

    R.I.P 🙏

  • Jullien Santibanez
    Jullien Santibanez 2 months ago +4

    Just watching this, and hearing what this girl and her fellow classmates went thru made me cry and sob sooo much, (and I’m not the type to cry at most things). I cant even imagine what I wud feel having actually been thru that extremely traumatic experience. This needs to stop...gun violence has hurt and broken so many lives apart...I pray for this girl and hope that all of them can heal from this tragic event. 💚🥺

  • Mercedes Monzón
    Mercedes Monzón 2 months ago +16

    I was in my moms car to pick un my sister in parkland middle and a million police cars were flying god bless the 17 angels

  • Cybiter
    Cybiter 2 months ago +45

    Rest In Peace all the kids who lost their lives. We will remember you 😞

  • A Kids WRLD
    A Kids WRLD 3 months ago +3

    im still here praying for all of the students who are still fighting against the tragedy they witnessed whether it be mental issues or anything more nobody no child no elder not a single soul should witness something as awful as this massacre I am truly sorry for everyone involved
    may God feed these students with his grace and wealth and make sure they get through this tragedy that is still on their mind to this day ❤❤

  • Alibossmaster65 xD
    Alibossmaster65 xD 3 months ago

    Ahahahahhahhahahahah get noob ur friends died in school shooting ahahhahaahha get noob epiccc

    • max Headroom
      max Headroom 12 days ago

      lol they got no scoped 420 style by beastmater64

  • Empty Nester
    Empty Nester 3 months ago +4

    High School is a time to have fun and great memories. Stay strong sister. Love you.❤

  • None Yun
    None Yun 3 months ago +1

    So is the a wannabe entertainer or related to a govt employee? All of the Parkland “kids” fall into one of those categories! Coincidence I’m sure

  • Ahfended
    Ahfended 3 months ago +3

    breaks my heart💔

  • Spliffdc 84
    Spliffdc 84 3 months ago

    Blacks know how to stay alive

  • Unknown Receipts
    Unknown Receipts 4 months ago +4

    rest in peace to all of these victims❤️ my heart goes out to all of the survivors and families you are truly so strong🖤

  • Olakunle Soyege
    Olakunle Soyege 4 months ago +3

    Holy God bless those kids that died🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏😇😇😇❤

  • Hiram Maxwell
    Hiram Maxwell 4 months ago

    All of you who think it is the governments job to protect you and that your police will always be there on time, so we do not need all these guns, take 5 minutes out of your day to read this.

  • Little Chill
    Little Chill 4 months ago +6

    *may all the survivors have hope*

  • theeeBestEver
    theeeBestEver 4 months ago

    Bet if the police officer you all praise because he wants gun taken away who was there and coward away actually tried to help we wouldn’t see such a high death tole

  • Jacob Bender
    Jacob Bender 5 months ago Learn to identify the pattern of behavior leading up to an attack.

  • Howard Alien
    Howard Alien 5 months ago +2

    Thats what you get for making someones life miserable

  • Evelyn Tellez
    Evelyn Tellez 5 months ago +56

    This is emotional,but my school decided to do a walkout in honor of the victims during classes and what did i do?, i walked out too.

    • I Am A Cookie
      I Am A Cookie 2 months ago +1

      Hated my school for doing that walk, good that you did

  • Jackson Lewis
    Jackson Lewis 5 months ago +18

    How do people dislike this

    • Matthew Skelley
      Matthew Skelley 6 days ago

      They literally think it’s fake. They are stupid

    • Ew Oof
      Ew Oof 2 months ago

      They must be horrible people

    • BeatScrafty2
      BeatScrafty2 3 months ago +2

      Conspiracy nutcases.

  • Jonathan Williams
    Jonathan Williams 5 months ago +90

    This girl is brilliant, brave and mentally tough. Her mother raised her well!! She will make an amazing attorney. I wish her all the best with her career and her activism to make a better America.

  • BattleXp Gaming
    BattleXp Gaming 5 months ago +1

    Why do people do this

  • I’m Bad
    I’m Bad 5 months ago +5

    So why not just give him life or death penalty?

    JFKYO 5 months ago +3

    Is it bad that there a kid that is saying he wants to shoot my school and there two of them and one wants me dead and the other wants me alive

  • Teng Vang
    Teng Vang 5 months ago +105

    I feel so bad for the school I hate ppl that do bad things

    • Wolfy And Nigelie
      Wolfy And Nigelie 14 days ago

      SupremeSlavic • wot

    • SupremeSlavic •
      SupremeSlavic • 14 days ago +1

      Bruh you should hate the people who ignored them,and didn’t care about that,you can’t just assume they got their Pokémon cards stolen and decided to do a shooting,like wtf are you stupid,maybe if people could pay intention on the people who need love and care soo maybe you should rethink about hating those certain people

    • Wolfy And Nigelie
      Wolfy And Nigelie Month ago

      Whitey Mamasan wot I’m not racist tho

    • Whitey Mamasan
      Whitey Mamasan Month ago

      @User 1 your comment is intolerant and racist

    • Whitey Mamasan
      Whitey Mamasan Month ago

      That comment is intolerant and racist

  • Olivia
    Olivia 5 months ago

  • Shadooow 23
    Shadooow 23 5 months ago +1

    Guns are legal what do you expect.

  • Pan _Duh
    Pan _Duh 6 months ago +4


    • Bekah M
      Bekah M 4 months ago

      Izzy Cablayan it happen on Valentine’s Day

    • babbiinuttsacc
      babbiinuttsacc 5 months ago +2

      the day before this my sisters friend made a threat to my school too as a “joke”

    • Pan _Duh
      Pan _Duh 5 months ago

      Baylie Goodlink valentines day is a day to make their heart happy not to break their heart....

    • Baylie Goodlink
      Baylie Goodlink 6 months ago +1

      Izzy Cablayan this happened on Valentine’s Day last year and that shouldn’t have to happened

  • Life With Riyah
    Life With Riyah 6 months ago +15

    If I'm with a group of people and they get shot I'm layin down with them edit: LMAOO not even tryna be funny I'm dead serious

  • oddest viner
    oddest viner 6 months ago +2

    Arm the school's not disarm the people

    • aiidanz
      aiidanz 2 months ago +1

      You do know that one school tried to arm teachers, and guess what happened? There was a shooting. It is proven from multiple studies that more guns equals more deaths and shootings. You need a gun for a shooting. Making guns more available only increases shootings.

  • R McElhaney
    R McElhaney 6 months ago +3

    Glad you survived, Aalayah! God bless you, and may The Lord be with you!

  • R McElhaney
    R McElhaney 6 months ago +3

    I'm glad you survived, Aalayah! More needs to be done about gun control. Too many nutcases have guns!

  • Adaam Hidrey
    Adaam Hidrey 6 months ago +3

    Turning a tragedy into a racially motivated attack of course 🤦‍♂️ because he was definitely only targeting black people.