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American history: Read it and weep

Between 1979 and 2010, more than 100,000 children and teens died as a result of gun violence. It’s much higher now. In 2010 alone, 31,672 died In Chicago, 10,000-12,000 children are shot dead every year. April 1999: Two teenage boys shot and killed 12 schoolmates and a teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. before taking their own lives. July 1999: A stock exchange trader in Atlanta, Ga. killed 12 people including his wife and children, then committed suicide. September 1999: A gunman opened fire at a prayer service in Fort Worth, Texas, killing six people, then himself. October …

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