Kresta in the Afternoon – August 7, 2019 – Hour 1

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  • Description: After every shooting, politicians and well-wishers express they are sending "thoughts and prayers" to those affected. Taylor Schumann was shot by a gunman at New River Community College six years ago and is wondering if any real action will be taken to curb gun violence. But at the same time she believes in the power of prayer. She joins us with ways we can pray for survivors of such violence and how she came to forgive her attacker.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Taylor Schumann
      Taylor Schumann is a writer, shooting survivor, and contributor to the forthcoming book If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings. She lives with her husband and son in Charleston, South Carolina. Visit her at
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