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.
Mary shows the spot where she shielded and saved the life of her daughter when a madman opened fire at a campaign event in Tucson, AZ. She was shot three times in the process and says that childhood ended for both her children that day.
Two of John’s three children were present during the shooting at the Noblesville West Middle School. As a former Marine who fought in combat zones, he doesn’t want his kids to experience that trauma in school.
After surviving and experiencing many instances of gun violence, Roz channels her trauma into helping those in her Philadelphia neighborhood who are suffering.
Despite being shot and all but paralyzed, Luis had a child. He wants to be the male role model that never had… and named the boy Prince so he can grow up to be a king.
Joe & 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.
After having been shot multiple times over the years, Khayree doesn't like to go outside much anymore.
"I felt a gun on my forehead, in between my eyes and it was heavy and it was cold."
If two police officer had not scooped Ian up and rushed him to the ER, he would’ve died moments later in the street after being shot. As an act of remembrance and gratitude, he has the names of the officers tattooed across his chest, near his scar and right above his heart.
On the night Clai was shot by her stepfather, her mother said, “I really think he’s going to do it tonight,” and then hid in the closet. Clai was 13 at the time.
A gun violence and domestic violence survivor, Danyette chose this spot to be photographed because the paths symbolize a continuation of life - and overcoming the rocks and hurdles that life presents.