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Connections: Gun Violence Prevention Advocate Peter Read

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Peter Read, who lost his 19-year-old daughter Mary in the Virginia Tech mass shooting, is coming to Rochester as a guest of the Rochester Public Library. He's a Rochester native who graduated from Pal-Mac High School in 1980 before becoming an Air Force officer.

Read has become a gun violence prevention advocate who joins Connections to talk about his family's loss and his views on the state of the firearms conversation.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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