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Why I Fight To End Gun Violence: The DaSilva Family

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The DaSilva family fights to end gun violence in honor and memory of their son, who was gunned down in the tragic Waffle House shooting in 2018, and because no parent should have to endure the pain of burying their child due to gun violence.

Jasmine Hardy is the video producer at the Center for American Progress. Orlando Suazo is a video contractor at the Center. Jessica Schuman is a former video intern at the Center. Oshane Mcrae is the campaign associate for Gun Violence Prevention at the Center. Rukmani D. Bhatia is a senior policy analyst for Gun Violence Prevention at the Center.