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George Clooney pens letter to Park students: ‘You make me proud of my country’

George Clooney wrote a letter to the Parkland high school students who tells them that he was proud of them.

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Actor George Clooney wrote a letter to the students of marjory Stoneman Douglas High School telling them he was proud of them and will be marching with them on Saturdays.

The Guardian is, so that the students involved in the school newspaper, the Eagle Eye, for the execution of the media outlet on the website on Friday. The staff of the paper wrote they requested interviews with celebrities and politicians, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who both agreed to be interviewed.

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The students are asked Clooney, but he refused and instead wrote them a letter. The “in the Air” actor and his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, donated $500,000 in support of Saturday’s “March for our Lives,” a student-led actuation of the rally will take place in the U.S.

George and Amal Clooney donated $500,000 in the direction of the “march for Our Lives” rally.

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The event is organized and led by Stoneman Douglas students who are reeling from the Valentine’s Day shooting at their school, which is still 17 people dead.

Clooney wrote, “Amal and I are 100 percent behind you and marching in DC on the 24th, but we both feel very strongly that this is the march. Your moment.”

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“The fact that there are no adults will speak on the podium in DC is a powerful message to the world that if we don’t do something about the gun violence then you will. The problem is that, everybody you ask would be proud to be interviewed by you, but it is much more effective if these young people,” Clooney wrote.

He wrapped up the letter by stating that the famous couple “are behind you, supporting you, in gratitude to you.”

“You make me proud of my country,” Clooney concluded.

A number of celebrities donated to the event as Clooney, including director Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey.

The Oscar-winner is an outspoken opponent of President Trump said recently his film “Suburbicon” was inspired by Trump’s presidential campaign. Clooney was an avid supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Fox News’ Madeline Farber contributed to this report.

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