I remember when Obama made his extraordinary speech here in Tucson, to a capacity crowd of a thousand in 2011, after Gabrielle Giffords was shot, and so many died, including a little girl just nine years ago.
But nothing changed, and we continue to be held hostage by gun lobbies and the underlying machismo and violence of American culture. And it is always a young man – the elephant in the room that no one ever talks about.
Below are photos from the Vigil outside of Gabrielle Giffords office in 2011 - I was there. Can there be peace? Or do we just wait for the next tragedy?