School Shootings School Shootings And Mental Health: My Personal Experience By Emma Pollard • Aug 9, 2019 Kim Pollard Listen Listening... / 4:59 Emma Pollard reports on her experience with school shootings and the mental health challenges that follow a high profile incident. My mom was at home when the gunfire started. "It was so hard," my mom recalls. "It was so hard as a mom to be strong because all I wanted to do was scream." Youth Reporters Tackle Hard Issues Through Personal Stories By Dana Terry & Frank Stasio • Aug 8, 2019 William Cumbo / WUNC WUNC’s Youth Reporting Institute wraps up its summer program this week and the offerings from this year’s cohort reflect many of the complex problems our nation has been grappling with — immigration, LGBTQ rights and mass shootings.