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The United States has a gun violence crisis and a proud gun culture, a powerful firearms industry and a potent movement to reduce shootings. But regular Americans are affected by guns in profound ways that can be hard to categorize. These are their stories.

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  • Ann Givens

    Ann Givens has been a staff writer at The Trace since late 2016. She covers domestic violence, suicide, and solutions to gun violence. She previously worked for NBC and Newsday.