Join us on June 7-9th for Wear Orange, as we unite in our call to end gun violence and honor the more than 120 people who are shot and killed, and hundreds more who are wounded and traumatized, every day in our country. Read some of the stories of those affected by gun violence below.

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Cameron Jackson

On March 1, 2017, I was just waking up, and I had just made my mother breakfast. I went up to my room, was playing the game, talking to my friends. I heard my dog barking, so I knew someone was at the door. I went to answer the door, to ask who it was. When I cracked the door to peep out, I was shot in my mouth twice by .40-caliber and .45-caliber bullets. There were two gunmen.

All I could do was slam the door shut and fall on the floor. I lost my dad to gun violence when I was 8. I felt someone pick me up and say, “You are all right. Get up.” It was my dad’s voice. I got up and rushed to my mom. She met me at the step of the basement. My upper lip was split, my jawbone was broken and I couldn’t feel my right arm.

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