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In Philadelphia, Fourth Graders Cope with Gun Violence Through Poetry

The Trace

This article from The Trace, an independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to expanding coverage of guns in the United States, focuses on a West Philadelphia school teacher helping his students make sense of the shootings that shape their world by broaching the heavy topic of gun violence in the classroom. See how these students are using poetry and writing to understand and speak to the epidemic in their neighborhoods. 

(Photo: Dave Londres for The Trace)

(Photo: Dave Londres for The Trace)

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