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Peace for Aurora, CO drawing by BZTAT

Drawing by BZTAT

I drew this image back in January of 2011 after the tragedy in Tucson, AZ where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Federal Judge John Roll, as well as others, were harmed in a brutal shooting.

The drawing is similar to other drawings that I have drawn in the aftermath of a tragedy. It symbolizes my need for resilience and hope when really bad things happen in our world.

I brought it out again today to express my pain, as well as my hope for peace, in light of yesterday’s tragic shooting in Aurora, CO.

I won’t go into the dialogue spinning in my head about the sociopolitical factors I believe are contributing to these reappearing tragedies.

Today, I feel, and I hope, and I’ll just leave it at that.

May you find peace in light of the pain felt around our country and our world today.

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  1. Thanks for bringing it back out.

  2. I am just so sorry for the people who are hurt by this. I don’t have words for it. I do have tears of sadness.

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