Trauma Surgeon Who Once Was Shot Leads Gun Control Group

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Joseph Sakran remembers the day in 1994 when an errant bullet changed the trajectory of his life. As a Virginia high school senior, he remembers the flash from the gun fired during a fight after a football game and blood gushing over his clothes. He had been shot in the throat. Sakran, 17, had many operations to help him breathe and speak. He resolved to become a doctor, believing his destiny was “to give others that second chance I’ve . . .

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