Season 1: Gun Violence

The summer of 2019 through the eyes of five Chicagoans living with the repercussions of gun violence.

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Noemi Martinez

Noemi's son Andy was a victim of gun violence 15 years ago. She now helps other survivors.

Noemi Martinez

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India Hart

India deals with the aftermath of the shootings of her father, her uncle, and a friend.

India Hart

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Jsaron Jones

Jsaron's life changed after a neighborhood rivalry resulted in a gunshot wound to his leg.

Jsaron Jones

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Julie Anderson

Julie's son Eric was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Julie Anderson

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Reality Allah

Reality spent 22 years in prison but now works for READI Chicago helping others.

Reality Allah