NEW YORK (WABC) – A Michigan State University student who was on campus during Monday’s fatal shooting also survived the Sandy Hook massacre.

Jacqueline Matthews, 21, is from Newtown, Connecticut.

She was in 6th grade when the shooting happened in 2012 and is currently studying International Law at MSU.

She suffers from a post-traumatic back fracture from crouching and hiding in a corner during the Sandy Hook massacre.

Matthew posted on TikTok to express their frustration and concern for the communities.

“I never talk about this stuff, but I felt the need to post that video, I was sitting with my roommate and we were talking about how out of control it was and how it wasn’t normal,” Matthews said. “Even the kids from Sandy Hook/Newtown, the kids from Rock Douglas, their lives don’t stop when things like this happen. The fact that the likelihood of me being in both of those places during two mass shootings is unfortunately not as unlikely as it is for others, either. I think that’s why I felt the need to make a video to bring awareness to the fact that enough is enough. It just needs to end.”

Matthews said she dreaded the conversation.

“I’ve been told that to my face too many times, to the point where I can’t be afraid anymore,” Matthews said.

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