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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?

#054 Precious Lives: A Teenage Girl’s Gun Violence Survival Guide

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Timberley Brown, on the right.

We hear a lot about young men falling victim to or becoming perpetrators of gun violence. Young men who don’t expect to live past the age of of 25, but still try to survive.

The young women in their midst have survival tactics too. This week we meet two young ladies who share how they succeed, even while living amid drug deals and violence.

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