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Girl's last text inspires school safety changes

  • John Michael Keyes lost his daughter during the Platte Canyon High School shooting in 2006
  • He now speaks to schools about safety protocols

One man who is all too familiar with the tragedy in Newtown Connecticut is John Michael Keyes. His daughter Emily was killed in a shooting at Platte Canyon High School in Colorado in 2006.

Keyes started a foundation called "I luv u guys" (that was the last text he received from his daughter) and now speaks across the country about school safety protocols.

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