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DeAndra
DeAndra

While Dre hasn't yet regained his ability to talk, walk, or feed himself more than 6 or 7 forkfuls, he's doing a lot better since - as his mother says - "they put his skull back on".

Antonius
Antonius

The impact of gun violence stays with a survivor long after the initial healing is done. Antonius feels he was at his lowest point - mentally, physically, and emotionally - about seven months after his shooting... when he transitioned out of being a victim and back into society.

Joe and Gregory
Joe and Gregory

On New Years Eve, about 15 years ago, "celebratory gunfire" left a bullet in Joe's head. He's had over 60 surgeries since and is confined to a wheelchair... with migraines and double vision.

Clare
Clare

"And he just kept telling me to shut up, to shut the fuck up."

Mone and Katroya
Mone and Katroya

Their older brother Troy was shot during a robbery. He was hit once and killed.

Herman
Herman

Herman gets comfort for his PTSD at his storefront church in Harlem - they're the rare moments of peace that he has since his adult son was shot and died in his arms.

Kimberly
Kimberly

Since her shooting, Kimberly has worked to advocate for and support other survivors of domestic violence.

Myzinae and Whitney
Myzinae and Whitney

The girls still regularly visit the corner where Akeal, Myzinae's boyfriend, was killed over two years ago.

Alexandria
Alexandria

Alexandria's brother committed suicide with an unsecured firearm found at their father's house. Some time later, her stepmother - distraught with guilt and grief - also committed suicide.

Kari
Kari

Kari, visiting her son Bradley's grave at the Inter-tribal Burial Ground in Elgin, OK.

Oxsana and Peter
Oxsana and Peter

"I was outside crying one night and Peter noticed. He left for a few minutes and came back with leftover birthday candles. He put them in a little tealight cup with dirt, lit them up and came up and gave me a big hug, sat down next to me and started telling me, “Mom, please don’t cry. He is okay. Nicholas is okay. He’s an angel now. He can fly. He is, he’s okay, you know.”

Khayree
Khayree

After having been shot multiple times over the years, Khayree doesn't like to go outside much anymore.

Kim
Kim

"I felt a gun on my forehead, in between my eyes and it was heavy and it was cold."

Judi
Judi

The shooter who burst into Judi's daughter Darien's bedroom and started firing is still at large. The Portland, ME Police Department consider her murder a cold case.

Yvonne
Yvonne

"I just, I need those answers. I need to know what happened to my sister. I'm telling you, I'll never believe she pulled that trigger."

Sarah
Sarah

Currently a student at Georgetown, Sarah's activism comes - in part - from being part of the Newtown, CT community. Her mother continues to teach at Sandy Hook.

Darchel
Darchel

In suburban Las Vegas, Darchel often goes into her daughter Brooklynn's room when she wants to feel connected. Brooklynn, who was taught gun safety from a young age, was killed by an unsecured gun at the home of a friend.

Tom
Tom

Alex, Tom's son, was killed in the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting. Not wishing to give the killer the notoriety he seeks, Tom simply refers to him as "it".

Sheila
Sheila

She says she'll never know why someone ambushed and killed her son, Pierre Paul Jean-Paul Jr., outside the Chinese takeout place that night.

Lucy
Lucy

Lucy's son, Jordan, was killed in Jacksonville, Florida when a man felt threatened by his loud music.

DeAndra
Antonius
Joe and Gregory
Clare
Mone and Katroya
Herman
Kimberly
Myzinae and Whitney
Alexandria
Kari
Oxsana and Peter
Khayree
Kim
Judi
Yvonne
Sarah
Darchel
Tom
Sheila
Lucy
DeAndra

While Dre hasn't yet regained his ability to talk, walk, or feed himself more than 6 or 7 forkfuls, he's doing a lot better since - as his mother says - "they put his skull back on".

Antonius

The impact of gun violence stays with a survivor long after the initial healing is done. Antonius feels he was at his lowest point - mentally, physically, and emotionally - about seven months after his shooting... when he transitioned out of being a victim and back into society.

Joe and Gregory

On New Years Eve, about 15 years ago, "celebratory gunfire" left a bullet in Joe's head. He's had over 60 surgeries since and is confined to a wheelchair... with migraines and double vision.

Clare

"And he just kept telling me to shut up, to shut the fuck up."

Mone and Katroya

Their older brother Troy was shot during a robbery. He was hit once and killed.

Herman

Herman gets comfort for his PTSD at his storefront church in Harlem - they're the rare moments of peace that he has since his adult son was shot and died in his arms.

Kimberly

Since her shooting, Kimberly has worked to advocate for and support other survivors of domestic violence.

Myzinae and Whitney

The girls still regularly visit the corner where Akeal, Myzinae's boyfriend, was killed over two years ago.

Alexandria

Alexandria's brother committed suicide with an unsecured firearm found at their father's house. Some time later, her stepmother - distraught with guilt and grief - also committed suicide.

Kari

Kari, visiting her son Bradley's grave at the Inter-tribal Burial Ground in Elgin, OK.

Oxsana and Peter

"I was outside crying one night and Peter noticed. He left for a few minutes and came back with leftover birthday candles. He put them in a little tealight cup with dirt, lit them up and came up and gave me a big hug, sat down next to me and started telling me, “Mom, please don’t cry. He is okay. Nicholas is okay. He’s an angel now. He can fly. He is, he’s okay, you know.”

Khayree

After having been shot multiple times over the years, Khayree doesn't like to go outside much anymore.

Kim

"I felt a gun on my forehead, in between my eyes and it was heavy and it was cold."

Judi

The shooter who burst into Judi's daughter Darien's bedroom and started firing is still at large. The Portland, ME Police Department consider her murder a cold case.

Yvonne

"I just, I need those answers. I need to know what happened to my sister. I'm telling you, I'll never believe she pulled that trigger."

Sarah

Currently a student at Georgetown, Sarah's activism comes - in part - from being part of the Newtown, CT community. Her mother continues to teach at Sandy Hook.

Darchel

In suburban Las Vegas, Darchel often goes into her daughter Brooklynn's room when she wants to feel connected. Brooklynn, who was taught gun safety from a young age, was killed by an unsecured gun at the home of a friend.

Tom

Alex, Tom's son, was killed in the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting. Not wishing to give the killer the notoriety he seeks, Tom simply refers to him as "it".

Sheila

She says she'll never know why someone ambushed and killed her son, Pierre Paul Jean-Paul Jr., outside the Chinese takeout place that night.

Lucy

Lucy's son, Jordan, was killed in Jacksonville, Florida when a man felt threatened by his loud music.

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