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What happens when a victim of gun violence is blamed for their own death?

By Denise Clay-Murray

Some victims of gun violence are blamed for their own death. Families often challenge ambiguous policies to get financial help in the aftermath.

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Hidden Costs: Gun Violence, Mental Health & Financial Stress

Mental health and post traumatic stress bear a hidden cost in the aftermath of gun violence. 

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Hidden Costs: Gun Violence, The Healthcare Aftermath, and Who Pays?

By Denise Clay-Murray

The City of Philadelphia takes a big financial hit every time someone is injured or killed due to gun violence. Much of those costs are borne by the city itself. The series will report on the cost of healthcare, wellness, mental health, and community healing.

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Reawakening: Bridging gaps to jumpstart life after incarceration

While Radee Hammett was incarcerated, he witnessed a tragic act of violence that shifted his perspective on the value of his life. He is now a community leader, who uses his experience with incarceration to bridge the gap between prison life and the outside.