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June 17, 2019

gun violence

November 16, 2018

Research website focuses on childhood firearm deaths, injuries

Nearly 28,000 American children and teens have died because of firearms in the past decade — second only to the 44,800 who died in motor vehicle collisions.

But while the number of young people who die each year from car and truck crashes has fallen, it’s stayed about the same for guns.

November 15, 2018

Youths speak out against gun violence at Wallenberg ceremony

Two years ago, as he walked his girlfriend home from a bus stop, Ke’Shon Newman’s brother was shot nine times and killed in crossfire.

The Chicago high school student said the tragedy traumatized his family, leaving the fear that his mother might lose another son due to the conditions of their neighborhood.

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