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posted 02/01/12
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posted 07/20/11

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As more and more Wilmington children are exposed to violence and the trauma that comes with it, police, counselors, community-based organizations, and schools are boosting their efforts to guide those children to physical and emotional safety.

The experiences of some Wilmington children illustrate the latest research about the physiological effects of violence and toxic stress on children.

When eighth-grader Courtney White goes on sleepovers, she totes the blanket that a funeral home gave her to commemorate her big brother, who was shot to death.