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In memory of Rita Martinez

My daughter Rita was watching cartoons in my mom’s bedroom. A group of men, no affiliation to us, started shooting outside. One of the bullets went through the bedroom wall and struck my 11-year-old daughter in the head. There was a documentary about it called Dear Rita. I sit here crying, watching the El Paso shooting right now, and I am in tears…

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