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.
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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