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Resource February 6, 2014

Journalist Carlos Javier Ortiz on Youth and Gun Violence

A hug. Image by Carlos Javier Ortiz. Guatemala, 2013.

“Too Young to Die” is a long-term exploration of the tragedy gun violence exacts on Chicago’s...

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Michael Orozco's friends stand by his memorial near the place where he was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. In Orozco's memory, his friends have collected more than $300 to help the teen's family pay for his funeral service, which cost $10,000. Image by Carlos Javier Ortiz. United States, 2013.

Photojournalist Carlos Javier Ortiz talks about gun violence in Chicago, Guatemala and around the world.


Three women grouped together: an elderly woman smiling, a transwoman with her arms folded, and a woman holding her headscarf with a baby strapped to her back.


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