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After surviving a bullet wound, Hollan Holm responded with dark humor. But after 20 years, he stopped being able to outrun his trauma.
Will Thomas spent years being angry after he was gunned down in a Cincinnati street and left paralyzed from the waist down. Now he’s ready for a change.
At 23, Layla Bush was excited to work her first real desk job after college. Then a gunman opened fire at her Seattle office, killing one. She was the person who buzzed him inside.
Javier Arango remembers seeing his first dead body at the age of 4. Born in conflict-ravaged Colombia, he moved to Oakland for refuge — only to be paralyzed by a bullet.
Michael Green was just 12 years old, playing basketball near his Detroit home, when he got caught in a crossfire. He still sees one of the suspects around the neighborhood.