The sound of music, not gunfire

Sheila Stroup in the New Orleans Times-Picayune :

The Rev. William Terry isn’t naive. He knows criminals won’t come running when they hear about a gun-exchange program.

But Horns for Guns is about more than turning in guns. It’s about putting musical instruments into the hands of young people and teaching them to play. It’s about people coming together as a community.

“It reaches across our parochial boundaries and offers kids an alternative to the streets,” Father Bill says.

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