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The Uninjured Victims Of The Virginia Tech Shootings

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

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Surviving a mass shooting like the one that took 32 lives at Virginia Tech is a blessing—but one that comes with complications. Even without experiencing physical harm, there are deeply traumatic effects of experiencing such intense violence so closely. A decade later, 3 former students who were physically uninjured are finding ways to cope with the tension between gratitude that they’re physically safe and survivor’s guilt.