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Stories about Gun Violence.
Just before midnight on Friday, December 14, 2012, I had the unhappy duty to assist a Connecticut state trooper and a local clergy member in notifying… Read MoreView/Share
I heard about Sandy Hook late in the day- I was driving home from work to go pick up my kids at the… Read MoreView/Share
Columbine happened while I was in high school, and Virginia Tech just after I graduated college. While I've never personally experienced loss through… Read MoreView/Share
I taught first grade for over 30 years. The Newtown students and teachers were first grade teachers. Kindergarten and first grade teachers are a spe… Read MoreView/Share
When I served in the US Army, I was thrust into a situation where enemy combatants were trying to kill me every day during my tour of Vietnam. Since… Read MoreView/Share
I am taking a stand against gun violence for my brother who became a statistic as one of the thousan… Read MoreView/Share
I grew up in South Dakota and have been an avid hunter my whole life. I would like to point somethin… Read MoreView/Share
My brother, Brandon McClelland, was only 18 years old when he was murdered. He was hanging out with… Read MoreView/Share
In this picture of my 2 1/2 year old son, he is dressed as he says it, "Mr. Lincoln" who h… Read MoreView/Share
I was raised in Missouri, where guns were "a part of life", or so the prevailing attitude led me to believe. Before I had graduated from hi… Read MoreView/Share
My junior year in high school I became friends with the boy I sat beside in pre-calculus. The whole class sat in pairs, and he was the person with who… Read MoreView/Share
In the early hours of June 2, 2007, I was mugged by two men and a gun walking home from a friend's birthday party, just two blocks from my apartment i… Read MoreView/Share
In the summer of 1983, Michael Casino, his wife, and their daughter were murdered AS THEY SLEPT by the daughter's estranged husband. Michael Casino w… Read MoreView/Share
A few years ago there was a horrible act of violence committed in my neighborhood of Mattapan, MA. Two men a young mother and her two year old son wer… Read MoreView/Share
I grew up in a small CT town called Monroe and have wonderful memories of our sleepy little town with its pretty town green, many churches, ice cream… Read MoreView/Share