‘It Still Hurts, But It Hurts A Little Less’: Remembering A Fort Worth Church Tragedy 20 Years Later

“When you talk about it, when you talk through it, when you cry about it, when you hold onto each other and all you can do is cry, that’s healing. That makes it so that tragedy doesn’t control you, you can control it.”

By Christopher ConnellySeptember 13, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

It was the kind of tragedy that could have destroyed a church. But nearly 20 years after a man opened fire in Fort Worth’s Wedgwood Baptist Church, killing seven and wounding seven more before he turned his gun on himself, the congregation is stronger than ever. Its path to healing was a combination of faith and a commitment to facing the trauma head on.

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