Sydney Aiello Bio
Sydney Aiello was a 19-year-old, survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parklands massacre who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and took her own life on March 17th, 2019.
Sydney Aiello Trivia Quick Info
|Sydney Aiello Wiki/Bio|
|Born||She was born in 2000|
|Died||She died on March 17th, 2019|
|Cause of Death||Suicide|
|Family||Parents – Cara Aiello (mother) and Joe Aiello (father)Siblings – an older brother named Nick|
Sydney Aiello BIography
Sydney Aiello graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. As at the time of her death, She was attending Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, located just a few miles away from Parkland.
Her mother told WFOR-TV that Sydney had trouble attending her classes. She was reportedly still too scared to sit in a classroom, afraid of another shooting.
Sydney Aiello Philanthropy
Sydney Aiello enjoyed practicing yoga. Her Instagram page, which is currently set private, states in the bio section that she was a “Yogi at heart🦋.”
Her Facebook page shows that she also enjoyed teaching it to other people. Sydney promoted classes she was teaching during the fall of 2018.
Sydney was also part of the Connection Coalition, a Non Profit organization. According to its website, the organization works with youth groups “to provide access to tools for resiliency with trauma-informed practices that help calm the nervous system and allow better decision making with yoga, mindfulness, and meditation.”
Sydney Aiello Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
In Statement to CBS’s WFOR-TV, Sydney Aiello’s mother, Cara Aiello said that her daughter struggled after the attack on February 14th, 2018, which claimed the lives of 17 people, including 14 students.
Senior Meadow Pollack, who Cara described as a close friend of Sydney was one of those killed. She explained that Sydney had survivor’s guilt and had also been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Sydney Aiello Joined Groups advocating for Gun Control
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students responded by advocating for gun control efforts after a gunman attacked their school and killed 17 people.
Sydney Aiello was one of the advocates in the gun control movement. Her Facebook page includes a couple of photos of her from the March For Our Lives rally in March of 2018. She held a sign that read “Never Again.”
Aiello’s Instagram account included the hashtag #msdstrong. And the public view of her Facebook page shows that in November of 2018, she shared an image of classmate Anthony Borges, who was shot five times while shielding other students from incoming bullets. He survived the attack.
Sydney Aiello Go Fund Me
A GoFundMe account was set up to raise money for Sydney’s family and cover funeral costs. As per the page, Sydney had aspirations of working in the medical field, perhaps as a doctor.
The page describes Sydney as someone who strived to “brighten up the days of others” and refers to as having become a “guardian angel to many.”
Sydney Aiello Family
Sydney leaves behind her parents, Cara and Joe, and an older brother named Nick.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting
On February 14th, 2018, a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing seventeen students and staff members and injuring seventeen others. Witnesses identified nineteen-year-old expelled student Nikolas Cruz as the assailant. Cruz fled the scene on foot by blending with other students and was arrested about one hour later in nearby Coral Springs. He confessed to being the perpetrator, and he was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder. Police and prosecutors have not offered a motive and are investigating “a pattern of disciplinary issues and unnerving behavior”, but Cruz himself offered several motives for the crime.
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