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Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jessica Santos, 19

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jessica Santos, 19

If You Can Still Call It Life After Losing a Child: The Story of Jessica Santos and Gisela Marin On August 27, 2006 19-year-old Jessica Santos and her mother, Gisela, spent part of the day packing and running... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Mikey Graham, 13

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Mikey Graham, 13

Michael (“Mikey”) Graham was an athletic and popular eighth grader at Henry H. Wells Middle School in Putnam County, NY. He liked to play football, basketball, lacrosse and video games. On January 14, 2013, Mikey Graham found one of... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Akeal Christopher, 14

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Akeal Christopher, 14

Akeal Christopher died on what would have been his 15th birthday, July 10, 2012. Fourteen days earlier, Akeal was shot in the head as he was returning to his father’s home after a graduation party in Bushwick, Brooklyn.... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: D’aja Robinson, 14

Faces of NY Gun Violence: D’aja Robinson, 14

D’aja Robinson, 14, had just been at a sweet 16 party in Jamaica, Queens, when she boarded a Q6 city bus with some friends.  She was killed by a gunshot to the head when a 21-year-old gang member... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Alphonza Bryant, 17

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Alphonza Bryant, 17

In April, Alphonza Bryant III, 17, was looking forward to his senior prom, graduation, and college. But then in what police say was a case of mistaken identity, this popular teen was gunned down while standing with his... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Michelle Green, 48

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Michelle Green, 48

Michelle Green, 48, was shot and killed by her husband in an apparent murder-suicide in the rural town of DeRuyter, NY, in March. Ms. Green was a secretary in the guidance office at DeRuyter Central School, and, according... Read More