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US Shooting Victim's Father Speaks Out on Mental Health (VOA On Assignment Feb. 1)i
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February 01, 2013 7:30 PM
On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui talks with VOA's Carla Babb about efforts to improve U.S. mental health awareness in the wake of a shooting at a Connecticut school -- the second-deadliest in U.S. history. Babb spoke with the father of a young woman killed in the nation's deadliest school shooting at Virginia Tech University, who shares his own ideas for preventing such tragedies.

US Shooting Victim's Father Speaks Out on Mental Health (VOA On Assignment Feb. 1)

Published February 01, 2013

On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui talks with VOA's Carla Babb about efforts to improve U.S. mental health awareness in the wake of a shooting at a Connecticut school -- the second-deadliest in U.S. history. Babb spoke with the father of a young woman killed in the nation's deadliest school shooting at Virginia Tech University, who shares his own ideas for preventing such tragedies.

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