• Matt Keyser

Podcast: Santa Fe: Life After the Shooting

A gunman killed 10 people and injured 13 others at Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018. While the rest of the world has moved on, these victims' families and survivors are left to grapple with the horrific events that unfolded that day.


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Episode 1: The Day Everything Changed



A student gunman entered Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018. He killed 10 people and wounded 13 others, casting this small Texas town into the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons.


Episode 2: The First Two



Officers John Barnes and Gary Forward were the first two officers to confront the shooter. John nearly died trying to protect hundreds of students.


Episode 3: Grammy



So little do we hear about the long-lasting effects on the victims’ families after a school shooting. This is the window into one family’s grief who is still learning to live without the woman they knew as Grammy.



Episode 4: Survivor's Guilt



For some students who have had to return to Santa Fe High School, going back hasn’t been easy. Walking through the doors of the school serves as a constant reminder of the lives lost, their friends and classmates no longer there.



Episode 5: The Long Road Ahead



Unfortunately, there are people out there who know what these Santa Fe families are going through. The principal of Columbine, two moms from Sandy Hook and the father who lost his daughter in a school shooting in Colorado share their experiences of how they continue to remember their loved ones.


Episode 6: Frustration Fuels Change



For some of these Santa Fe families, they’re frustrated and angry. They want more transparency into the shooting investigation, more accountability from politicians. And they’ve had to fight in hopes of keeping the shooter in prison for the rest of his life.

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