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Stories about kids, guns and how to stop the violence. Precious Lives, created by 371 Productions, is a 2-year, 100-part weekly radio series about gun violence and young people in the Milwaukee area. The series applies a public health lens to each story to help listeners understand the full scope of the problem: who are the victims and the shooters; how are the weapons obtained; and what can we change about the environment that contributes to violence in Milwaukee?

#020 Precious Lives: The Trauma of Shooting a Teen in Self-Defense

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Victoria Davison ­Adams, a registered nurse, in front of her former home where she shot and paralyzed a 15-year-old in self defense."

Concealed carry holder and nurse, Victoria Davison-­Adams shot a 15-year-old in self-­defense. She’s learning how to cope with the trauma.

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