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Mass Violence

People are resilient if you give them the tools.

Survivors of Las Vegas sniper find support in each other

VIA Los Angeles Times
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Mass Violence

You honestly don’t know how strong you are until you have no other choice.

Pulse Nightclub Survivor: ‘I Have To Keep Moving’

VIA NBC News
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Virginia Tech Shooting

We all probably have had different levels of trauma; we've all reacted to it differently. But getting together can help us heal, still.

The Uninjured Victims Of The Virginia Tech Shootings

VIA NPR Audio Story
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Mass Violence

Safety and security are so important to the healing process.

Interview with Melanie

VIA Disaster Distress Helpline
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9/11

Before [my service dog] Bernie, I buried the hurt and shame, and dealt with crippling depression and anxiety. Today, I feel myself starting to heal.

9/11 First Responder: How My Service Dog Helps Me Heal

VIA Time
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2016 Orlando Nightclub Shooting

You have got to be strong. Don’t let something like this ruin your life because it could’ve ruined mine.

For A Survivor Of One Club Shooting, Orlando Brings Bitter Memories

VIA NPR
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Mass Violence

That’s the legacy. We never ran away.

Out Of Ashes, An Unwavering Resolve: ‘That’s The Legacy. We Never Ran Away’

VIA NPR Audio Story
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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

The things that happen to us don’t have to define us.

How One Sandy Hook Survivor Is Moving Forward 3 Years Later

VIA Yahoo News
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Charleston Church Shooting

To have hatred in our heart, we can't give him that power.

Charleston Church Shooting: How These Five Survivors Are Guiding America Toward Compassion and Tolerance

VIA Glamour
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Boston Marathon bombings

I was called to write a song that victims of trauma could relate to.

Boston Marathon One Year Later: Stories of Creative Expression and Resilience

VIA Foundation for Art & Healing
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Mass Violence

I'm defined by how I have chosen to live my life.

I Survived: A Marie Claire Exclusive

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