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Parkland survivor David Hogg is going to Harvard University

December 22, 2018
FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, David Hogg, a survivor of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., speaks with reporters before a march in Worcester, Mass. Hogg's remarks during a CNN interview is among those on a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018: "We're children. You guys, like, are the adults. You need to take some action and play a role. Work together, come over your politics and get something done." (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg is going to Harvard University.

Hogg announced his acceptance to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, university on Twitter Saturday. He said he plans to major in political science.

Hogg has been one of the most prominent voices seeking gun control measures after authorities say a former student killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

He has amassed more than 900,000 Twitter followers. His tweet about his Harvard plans earned more than 162,000 “likes” within about eight hours.

He followed up the original tweet with one that said, “I love y’all so much.”

Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham received backlash earlier this year after she mocked Hogg in a tweet, saying he “whined” about being rejected by some colleges. She later apologized.

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