ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

On Social, High-Profile Latinos React to San Bernardino Shooting

On Social, High-Profile Latinos React to San Bernardino Shooting

Following the devastating shooting at the convention building at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, CA, several celebrities have taken to social media to express their emotions.

The massacre left 14 dead and 21 wounded β€” considered the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history since Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012.

From singer Gloria Estefan to secretary JuliΓ‘n Castro, many shared their condolences with their social media fans.

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Young Mother, Mexican Immigrant Among Those Killed In San Bernardino

Young Mother, Mexican Immigrant Among Those Killed In San Bernardino

J.Lo's Epic Night of Fashion at the 2015 American Music Awards

J.Lo's Epic Night of Fashion at the 2015 American Music Awards