The 12.18.22 Issue – The stories of 12 children, among the thousands, killed this year by what has become the leading cause of death for American kids: gun violence. But these are not the stories of how they died. These are the stories of the lives they lived.
Every December, The Times Magazine devotes a special project to the deaths of notable people. This year, we are telling the stories of 12 children killed by guns.
Gun violence recently surpassed car accidents as the leading cause of death for American children. No group of kids has been spared, but some have fared far worse.
They ended my innocence even before I copped one of my own.