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Two years after Santa Fe shooting victims’ families are working to end this era of school shootings
Santa Fe, Texas

On Friday May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas, a gunman entered Santa Fe High School. In less than five minutes, 10 innocent people were brutally murdered, 13 wounded and an entire community shaken to its very core. One of the 10 people who lost their lives that day was my nephew, Jared Conard Black. Two years later, that day still plays out like a reoccurring nightmare.

We must have the difficult conversations and debates on topics that at times make people uncomfortable. The public reaction to school shootings fall into a predictable pattern, and nothing changes. While we must not forget to listen to opposing views, we are not pushing for gun control. As painful as it is, I’m compelled to share the story of what happened to our family and how we are working for change.