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Shirley Chambers: 'I lost my four children to gun violence'

Shirley Chambers talks to Lucy Ash about the devastating effects of gun crime in Chicago, which has cost the lives of all four of her children.

The human cost of gun crime in American cities is highlighted with the story of Shirley Chambers from Chicago, who describes how she lost all four of her children in separate shootings.

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Picture: Part of Cabrini-Green public housing complex in Chicago, USA, near where Shirley Chambers' children grew up.

Picture Credit:Scott Olson/Getty Images

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