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Have you been affected by gun violence? Do you worry about your immediate future because of your surroundings? What is your community doing about it.
Please send us a self-recorded video (use your smart phone) and email a clip to NBC5morningshow@nbc.com. We may use your message on air.
Remember to keep the language clean, provide contact information and limit the videos to less than 2 minutes.