George Clooney to Parkland Students Standing Up for Gun Safety: ‘You Make Me Proud of My Country Again’

George Clooney told the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas who are standing up for gun safety after the deadly Parkland shooting that they make him “proud” of his country again.

In a letter published by The Guardian newspaper in London – where student journalists from the Eagle Eye, the award-winning newspaper at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, will guest edit the newspapers’ coverage of “March for Our Lives” in Washington DC on Saturday – Clooney added that “Amal and I are 100% behind you and will be marching in DC on the 24th”.

The Oscar winner, 56, continued, “Congratulations on the incredible work you and all of your fellow students are doing to make the country a safer place.

“We both feel very strongly that this is your march. Your moment. Young people are taking it to the adults and that has been your most effective tool. The fact that no adults will speak on the stage in DC is a powerful message to the world that if we can’t do…