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Moments That Survive

A memory wall for victims and survivors to share how gun violence has impacted their lives.

Florida Mom Still Putting Pieces Together after Daughter’s Suicide

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As a minister, I have officiated the funerals of too many black men in our community, and the crime is on humanity.

My son served our country in Afghanistan, but his brother died by gun violence here at home.

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My Baby Made the Ultimate Sacrifice to Save Her Baby’s Life

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Using My Voice to Make a Change

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Sandy Phillips Fights for Stronger, Smarter Gun Laws in the Aftermath of the Murder of her Daughter in the Aurora Mass Shooting

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A Conversation with Roxanna Green

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13-Year-Old Shot in Face by Friend; Mother Grieves His Loss, and the Lack of Charges in Case

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Missy Jenkins Smith

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A Mom Demanding Action

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A Random Act of Violence, and an Excruciating Survival: “The bullet may not have taken my life then, but it may still.”

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My Daughter Died Because a Loaded Gun Was Left Accessible to a Child

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From a Loving Father Who Lost His Son in the Columbine Massacre 14 Years Ago

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In Just Three Minutes, My Daughter Was Gone and My Life Forever Changed

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My Younger Brother Died Trying to Save Our Dad

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The Right Place at the Right Time

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Tim Beaty holding his young son

My Son Was Living His Dream When a Single Bullet Ended It All

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James Cole with his dog

Take It From Me: Gun Violence Can Happen to Anyone

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Bryant at a restaurant

My Son’s Death Was Senseless and Entirely Preventable

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Trese Todd

When My Daughter Became a Victim of Violent Domestic Abuse, I Could No Longer Be Silent

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A candid photo of Sarah Browder smiling

When My Sister Told Her Abusive Husband She Was Leaving Him, He Shot Her to Death

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I was with Aunt Joyce at her home on the night she decided to end her life. I told her I would be back in the morning so we could talk more about whatever was troubling her.

My Beloved Aunt Took Her Life With a Gun. It’s an Image I’ll Never Forget.

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It Took Just 36 Seconds for a Gunman to Shoot My Son 15 Times

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A photo of Jordan looking to the side

I Realized My Son Was Dead When the Hospital Chaplain Asked if We Could Pray

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Did you know

58 percent of American adults or someone they care for have experienced gun violence in their lifetime.