Anne Lynam Goddard: Adults must help to protect children from gun violence

Anne Lynam Goddard

ON APRIL 16, 2007, my two worlds collided. During lunchtime at my new job, I was told my son was calling. I remember thinking how strange it was for him to call me at work, something he never did.

When I picked up, it wasn’t him — it was an emergency room doctor near Blacksburg saying my son had been shot in class that morning, words I could not comprehend. Within minutes, though, Colin got on the phone, and his words I understood: “Mom, come.”

Read the full article by ChildFund International CEO Anne Lynam Goddard, in The Virginian-Pilot