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.

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.

December 14th, 2012
  Mary   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.

Mary

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.

  John  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.

John
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.

  Roz   After surviving and experiencing many instances of gun violence, Roz channels her trauma into helping those in her Philadelphia neighborhood who are suffering.

Roz

After surviving and experiencing many instances of gun violence, Roz channels her trauma into helping those in her Philadelphia neighborhood who are suffering.

  Luis   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.

Luis

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.

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  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.

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.

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

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."

Kim

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

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  Ian   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.

Ian

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.

  Clai   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.

Clai

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.

  Danyette   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.

Danyette

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.

  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.
December 14th, 2012
  Mary   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.
  John  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.
  Roz   After surviving and experiencing many instances of gun violence, Roz channels her trauma into helping those in her Philadelphia neighborhood who are suffering.
  Luis   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.
gunviolence_antonius_100814_11954.jpg
  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.
  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."
ittakesus_surviivors (10 of 13).jpg
  Ian   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.
  Clai   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.
  Danyette   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.

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.

December 14th, 2012

Mary

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.

John
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.

Roz

After surviving and experiencing many instances of gun violence, Roz channels her trauma into helping those in her Philadelphia neighborhood who are suffering.

Luis

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.

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."

Ian

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.

Clai

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.

Danyette

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.

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