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As traumatic deaths reach record-breaking levels, Delaware funeral professionals share how gun violence impacts the community, families, and even their own mental health.

 

The funeral directors at Congo Funeral Home in Wilmington said about 5% of their 400-plus annual services are the direct result of gun violence in the community, while Wright Mortuary said a small percentage the 325 families they serve are shooting-related.

 

To read the full article by Josephine Peterson in the Delaware News Journal, click here.