Tomorrow on Fresh Air: Trauma surgeon Dr. Amy Goldberg and Scott Charles talk with Terry about Cradle to Grave, their gun violence prevention program in Philadelphia.
Cradle to Grave takes young people from the notoriously dangerous neighborhoods of North Philadelphia and walks them through the clinical and emotional aspects of gun violence in a hospital setting.
They retell the story of 16-year-old Lamont Adams, from cradle to grave. Lamont was shot more than a dozen times after another kid believed he called the police about a street game of dice. He died 15 minutes after arriving at the Temple University Hospital. The program includes interactive demonstrations of trauma surgery, videos of loved ones mourning, and morgue terminology.
Goldberg and Charles join us tomorrow to discuss their program and its influence on the community.
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