February 1-7 is National Gun Violence Survivors Week. Join us to honor survivor voices.

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I was 12 years old when my father began molesting me. He threatened that if I told my mother, he would shoot my head off. When I was younger, I witnessed him shoot our family dog. I firmly believe that if I had told anyone, he would have done exactly that. My father was a member of the NRA. He owned too many guns.

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