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Visual essay: A moment of reflection from a Kensington activist’s campout for people killed by gun violence

From Friday, Jan. 29 to Sunday, Jan. 31, Roz Pichardo camped outside in freezing temperatures to bring awareness to rising gun violence in Philadelphia. Equipped with a sleeping bag, blankets, and several dozen photos of Philadelphians who were murdered, she slept in her tent on a vacant lot near Temple University Hospital. 

To read the article behind the photos, click here.

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Editors: Zari Tarazona, Claire Wolters / Designer: Henry Savage, Erin Blewett