Mothers carry small boxes to bury.

Lisa Forster
Englewood, CO

It doesn’t take much wood to build a child’s coffin, but it takes a lot of wood to build all the coffins of the children and teens who die every year from gun violence – nearly 3,000. According to the Children’s Defense Fund, black children and teens accounted for 45 percent of all child and teen gun deaths in 2008 and 2009.

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