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Florida Matters Preview: Surviving Gun Violence

Marsha Halper
Myya Passmore, a Miami entrepreneur and CEO of M.A.R.S. Marketing firm, was 16 when she was shot in the chest.

You'll often hear the news of young people tragically dying from gun violence. But what about those who live?

This week on Florida Matters we're listening to excerpts of the series Young Survivors: The Unspoken Trauma of Gun Violence from WLRN in Miami. It explores what happens to kids and teens who survive gun violence.

In this preview, Florida Matters host Robin Sussingham talks with reporter Nadege Green about the series.

Stephanie Colombini joined WUSF Public Media in December 2016 as Producer of Florida Matters,WUSF’s public affairs show. She’s also a reporter for WUSF’s Health News Florida project.
Robin is Senior Editor at WUSF, spearheading the station's podcasting initiatives and helping to guide the vision for special reporting projects and creative storytelling. She created The Zest, the station's podcast that's all about food, which she continues to host and serve as senior producer.
Nadege Greencovers social justice issues for WLRN.