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United States

10 May 2008

Houston Chronicle (Texas), Opinion

On this Mother's Day, millions of American moms are receiving flowers, gifts and the special attention of loved ones. But approximately eight moms will receive something else today — the news that one of their children has been killed by a gun. Another 48 moms will learn that a child has been shot, but has survived. On an average day in America, 56 children and teens are the victims of gun violence — and eight of those die of their injuries. That's every day of... (

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