For many of us, the approaching holidays stir feelings of happiness and joy. The weeks leading up to holiday celebrations are filled with phone calls, planning, and excitement about family gatherings, sharing meals, and exchanging laughter and gifts. But for those in our community who have suffered the trauma of crime victimization, the holidays may look and feel different.
More than 1,000 bullets were fired. At least 800 people were wounded. Sixty beautiful lives were lost. Countless lives were changed forever. Five years later, on October 1st, 2022, we went back to Las Vegas to assist with the remembrance events.