The Daily Populous

Saturday March 23rd, 2019 night edition

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On the day a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sydney Aiello escaped with her life.

And this weekend, at the age of 19, Aiello took her own life.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate Sydney Aiello does yoga in the photo on her family's GoFundMe page, launched to raise funds for her memorial.

Sydney's mother, Cara Aiello, told CBS Miami her daughter struggled with survivor's guilt and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder in the year following the tragedy.

Sydney was also a close friend of Meadow Pollack, one of the students who was shot and killed in the Parkland shooting.

And the Aiello family's tragedy is an all too painful reminder that trauma effects teens deeply, often quietly, and for years.

Ryan Petty, whose daughter Alaina died in the shooting, told CBS Miami he worries that more traumatized Parkland teens will take their own lives. »

Defrocked Jersey priest who molested boys now teaches kids English in Dominican Republic

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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — A former Roman Catholic priest who was defrocked and convicted of molesting two boys in New Jersey has found a new vocation in a new location — teaching children English at a private school in this resort town.

The Colegio del Caribe private school where Hadmels DeFrias teaches English to children in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

“If the Catholic Church defrocks a priest, they don’t keep track of that priest, and that is a calculated move. »

City Council Votes No to Chick-Fil-A Restaurant at San Antonio Airport

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It was revealed the company donated millions of dollars to political groups seen as hostile to LGBTQ rights.

The motion before the City Council was amended to exclude Chick-Fil-A and was passed after a lengthy discussion.

“San Antonio is a city full of compassion, and we don’t have room in our public facilities for a business with a legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior.”. »

Woman dies after 11-hour wait to see a doctor in New Brunswick emergency room

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“She was having a hard time breathing, she was visibly uncomfortable, she couldn’t stand up, she couldn’t eat,” Bordage told Global News on Thursday.

Porter’s vitals were normal, but she was left in the waiting room in severe pain, waiting for hours before she was finally seen.

“They needed to do bloodwork to find out that she had, that she was in acute kidney failure,” Bordage said. »

MUELLER PROBE ENDS: Special counsel submits Russia report to Attorney General William Barr

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Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr on Russia's election interference and possible collusion with Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

The handoff marks the long-anticipated end of the high-profile and highly guarded Russia probe nearly two years after it began.

Barr wrote that he intends to consult with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Mueller "to determine what other information from the report can be released to Congress and the public consistent with the law.". »