Images: "March for our Lives" in the suburbs

 
 
Updated 3/24/2018 3:08 PM
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Thousands of suburban residents marched Saturday in tandem with the national "March for Our Lives" protest against gun violence in schools.

Diana Rushing of Palatine participates in the northwest suburbs March for Our Lives between the Schaumburg Town Square and the village municipal complex Saturday.
  Diana Rushing of Palatine participates in the northwest suburbs March for Our Lives between the Schaumburg Town Square and the village municipal complex Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Fremd High School senior Gretchen Coleman gets the March for Our Lives ready for Saturday's event in Schaumburg.
  Fremd High School senior Gretchen Coleman gets the March for Our Lives ready for Saturday's event in Schaumburg.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Julee Mortensen of Elk Grove Village and her husband Dick, right, listen to a speaker during the northwest suburbs March for Our Lives Saturday in Schaumburg.
  Julee Mortensen of Elk Grove Village and her husband Dick, right, listen to a speaker during the northwest suburbs March for Our Lives Saturday in Schaumburg.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Participants depart the Town Square during the northwest suburbs March for Our Lives Saturday in Schaumburg.
  Participants depart the Town Square during the northwest suburbs March for Our Lives Saturday in Schaumburg.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Participants walk along Schaumburg Road during Saturday's March for Our Lives event in Schaumburg.
  Participants walk along Schaumburg Road during Saturday's March for Our Lives event in Schaumburg.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Participants chant and carry signs during the March for Our Lives event Saturday in Schaumburg.
  Participants chant and carry signs during the March for Our Lives event Saturday in Schaumburg.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Particpants participate in Saturday's March for Our Lives event in Schaumburg.
  Particpants participate in Saturday's March for Our Lives event in Schaumburg.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
This protest against gun violence today in Glen Ellyn was among many going on in the Chicago area, with hundreds more around the world.
  This protest against gun violence today in Glen Ellyn was among many going on in the Chicago area, with hundreds more around the world.
Marni Pyke | Staff Photographer
 
Marni Pyke | Staff PhotographerThis protest against gun violence today in Glen Ellyn was among many
 
Marni Pyke | Staff PhotographerThis protest against gun violence today in Glen Ellyn was among many
The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives kicks off from the Hawthorn Middle School Saturday as part of the nationwide March in solidarity against gun violence.
  The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives kicks off from the Hawthorn Middle School Saturday as part of the nationwide March in solidarity against gun violence.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Participants show off a variety of signs during the March for our Lives event in Vernon Hills Saturday.
  Participants show off a variety of signs during the March for our Lives event in Vernon Hills Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Mara Karzen Metzner of Highland Park lifts her sign up during the Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives Saturday.
  Mara Karzen Metzner of Highland Park lifts her sign up during the Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Participants walk along Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills Saturday during the March for Our Lives event.
  Participants walk along Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills Saturday during the March for Our Lives event.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
  The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
  The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
  The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
  The Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Rev. Dan Shutters of Grayslake gives a thumbs up for the speeches during the Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event Saturday.
  Rev. Dan Shutters of Grayslake gives a thumbs up for the speeches during the Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Danielle Wolff, 18, a student at Vernon Hills High School, gives a passionate speech during the Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event Saturday.
  Danielle Wolff, 18, a student at Vernon Hills High School, gives a passionate speech during the Vernon Hills' March for Our Lives event Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Vicki Crone of Rockford, who participated in the March for Our Lives rally in Elgin Saturday, felt a connection with the Florida students after she witnessed the death of a fellow student gunned down when she was a college student.
  Vicki Crone of Rockford, who participated in the March for Our Lives rally in Elgin Saturday, felt a connection with the Florida students after she witnessed the death of a fellow student gunned down when she was a college student.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Wendy Dickman-Ray holds her sign as cars honk along Kimball Street during the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin.
  Wendy Dickman-Ray holds her sign as cars honk along Kimball Street during the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Mary Lou Eubanks of Sycamore, left, tries to persuade Shawn Campbell of Elgin, right, about her views on gun control before the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin. "Eight-nine percent of all mass shootings are done by people over the age of 21," Campbell said.
  Mary Lou Eubanks of Sycamore, left, tries to persuade Shawn Campbell of Elgin, right, about her views on gun control before the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin. "Eight-nine percent of all mass shootings are done by people over the age of 21," Campbell said.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Hundreds of people walk along Kimball Street to express various viewpoints during the March for Our Lives rally, which began at the Gail Borden Library in downtown Elgin.
  Hundreds of people walk along Kimball Street to express various viewpoints during the March for Our Lives rally, which began at the Gail Borden Library in downtown Elgin.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Hundreds of people walk along Kimball Street Saturday during the March for our Lives in Elgin.
  Hundreds of people walk along Kimball Street Saturday during the March for our Lives in Elgin.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Jim Wielgos of Geneva participates in the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin Saturday.
  Jim Wielgos of Geneva participates in the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin Saturday.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Hundreds of people walk along Kimball Street Saturday during the March for our Lives in Elgin.
  Hundreds of people walk along Kimball Street Saturday during the March for our Lives in Elgin.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
A participant expresses her viewpoint during the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin Saturday.
  A participant expresses her viewpoint during the March for Our Lives rally in downtown Elgin Saturday.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Saturday's March for our Lives event in Elgin.
  Saturday's March for our Lives event in Elgin.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer

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