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Kenneth and Irene Hernandez pay their respects as they visit a makeshift memorial with crosses placed near the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community in November, killing and wounding many. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Five years ago, Avielle Richman, 6, was shot in her first-grade classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Jeremy Richman/Courtesy Richman Family hide caption

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A Newtown Family's Campaign To Change How We Think About Violence

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More than 30,000 people a year are killed by gun violence, including 50 killed near the Los Vegas strip last month where this makeshift memorial stands. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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What If We Treated Gun Violence Like A Public Health Crisis?

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At a press conference in Japan on Monday, President Donald Trump blamed mental illness, not guns, for the Texas massacre. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Shooter's History Raises Questions About Mental Health And Mass Murder

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Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this week in which 26 people were killed. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence

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Gun Violence: Comparing The U.S. With Other Countries

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Fifty-eight white crosses for the victims of the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip earlier this month are arrayed Oct. 6 just south of the Mandalay Bay hotel. The shooter fired down on a crowd of concertgoers from a room in the hotel, and on Thursday its parent company disputed the police timeline of the attack. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Las Vegas Boulevard remained closed to traffic early Tuesday, near the scene of Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Navy Veteran Survives Afghanistan, But Dies In Las Vegas Shooting

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People line up to donate blood at a special United Blood Services drive at a University Medical Center facility to help victims of the mass shooting Sunday in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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A Capitol Police officer stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Two people embrace near the blocked-off crime scene in Alexandria, Va., where a congressman and several others were wounded in a shooting during a congressional baseball practice Wednesday. The suspected gunman has died, officials say. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'We Dove For The Dugout': Witness Accounts

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Colin Goddard was shot four times, but says he received an outpouring of support as he recovered. He worries about others who didn't get the same kind of support. Courtesy of Colin Goddard hide caption

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The Uninjured Victims Of The Virginia Tech Shootings

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Luis Gonzalez, John Broughton's grandfather, says that as John got older, he saw his grandson consumed by the violence that surrounded him. Lena Jackson/WLRN/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Tracing Gun Violence Through 3 Generations Of A Family

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