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Christine Caria in her home, holding a picture of her as a child in Lake Tahoe. It's her "happy place" that she thinks of when traumatic thoughts get into her head. Leila Fadel/NPR hide caption

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Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting: We Need More Help

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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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