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Sakran, a Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon, created the Twitter account @ThisIsOurLane and encouraged other doctors to share their experiences treating victims of gun violence. Courtesy of Joseph Sakran hide caption

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A Trauma Surgeon Who Survived Gun Violence Is Taking On The NRA

When Joseph Sakran was 17, he was shot in the throat after a high school football game. That experience inspired him to become a surgeon — and to speak out against gun violence.

Sakran, a Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon, created the Twitter account @ThisIsOurLane and encouraged other doctors to share their experiences treating victims of gun violence. Courtesy of Joseph Sakran hide caption

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Courtesy of Joseph Sakran

A Trauma Surgeon Who Survived Gun Violence Is Taking On The NRA

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