Your View is a recurring series of opinion pieces from members of The New Tropic community. To share your ideas, goals, and work about Miami with the community in a Your View piece, please submit it to [email protected]. On Feb. 14 around 3:30 p.m., I was working from my home in El Portal when I received a text from my cousin in England. The text read, “Is the school near you in Miami? I just heard about it on the news.”I replied anxiously, knowing instantly that she was referring to a shooting.