Share Your Story

Every year, gun violence kills almost 33,000 Americans and injures 76,000 more. Although most of these shootings don’t make headlines, each victim has a story.
Sharing these stories can be a powerful way to honor those who have been shot and say #ENOUGH to the gun violence epidemic in this country.
If you or someone you know has been affected by gun violence, share your story here — or send this page to a friend to let them tell their own.

Please tell us your story.

  • Upload a high-quality photo of the person in your story. Max file size: 400k. Landscape orientation preferred.
  • Please limit your text to 500 words or fewer. If you are unsure how to begin, start with explaining the circumstances and details of the tragic event, and the impact that it has had. Please also describe the victim, including special memories or things to be honored and celebrated about them and their life. Although these details may be personal, they are crucial to making each story unique.
  • Please select the state where your story occurred.
  • Please enter 2 characters for victim initials that can be engraved on bracelets
  • please enter 1-3 numeric characters
  • Please select one of the listed categories for your story: mass shooting, suicide, youth, accident, other, or crime (please enter category exactly as listed)
  • By clicking this box, you agree to the User Generated Content License. Review our website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for full disclosure of guidelines and privacy information.
  • All media uploads (photos) in this submission are owned by me, and I have the right to offer them and the details of this story for publication on I affirm that this story is true to the best of my knowledge and that I am 18 years or older.

If you submit your story, it will appear on this website and may also be shared publicly on other media.  Stories may be edited for length/clarity. Stories may be archived periodically or may be deleted if the content does not meet our sharing guidelines.

Note: Your story may also be shared by others via share links to Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail.


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