What I Told My Four Year-Old Daughter About the Mass Murder in Uvalde, Texas

Children are smarter and more resilient than we think.

First things first: I am not a child psychologist/psychiatrist. I am only the father of an American little girl. This is how I’m dealing with her questions about what happened. This is not advice. If you or your child exhibit signs of emotional or mental distress over the incident in Texas, please seek care. Talk to your healthcare provider, your child’s pediatrician, or contact an organization that can provide

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Rene F. Najera, MPH, DrPH

Rene F. Najera, MPH, DrPH

DrPH in Epidemiology. Associate/JHBSPH. Adjunct/GMU. Epidemiologist at a county health dept. Editor, History of Vaccines. Father. Husband. (He/Him/His/El)