September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Read and share stories to honor those whose loved ones died by gun suicide.

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Dwayne J. Dunbar

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My father was killed when I was two years old. I knew the details of his murder before I learned how to read. I grew up in areas where having a gun was normal, and if you didn’t have one, you felt naked and defenseless.

I grew up near guns and gun offenders, so it was always easy to get a gun. I started committing crimes with guns. Ultimately I served time on two separate occasions, and both times I used guns.
I advocate strongly against gun violence. I’ve founded a nonprofit organization, and we will continue to protest and advocate against gun violence.

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