Alphonso Griffin, 15, said he wishes he had been able to talk to his friend Daniela Alejandra Arriaza Flores, 16, on Wednesday thinking he could have changed the outcome of the day. Flores, 16, and Amber Franco, 17, died on Wednesday when they fell from a balcony at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Griffin said he and Flores were classmates and both involved in the drama program at Myrtle Beach High School.
Alphonso Griffin, 15, said he wishes he had been able to talk to his friend Daniela Alejandra Arriaza Flores, 16, on Wednesday thinking he could have changed the outcome of the day. Flores, 16, and Amber Franco, 17, died on Wednesday when they fell from a balcony at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Griffin said he and Flores were classmates and both involved in the drama program at Myrtle Beach High School. Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
Alphonso Griffin, 15, said he wishes he had been able to talk to his friend Daniela Alejandra Arriaza Flores, 16, on Wednesday thinking he could have changed the outcome of the day. Flores, 16, and Amber Franco, 17, died on Wednesday when they fell from a balcony at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Griffin said he and Flores were classmates and both involved in the drama program at Myrtle Beach High School. Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com

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