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Teens Affected by Gun Violence Invited to Giants Training Camp

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An organization called "Lay the Guns Down" is taking teens who have been affected by gun violence to Giants Training camp on Thursday, and they still have 200 seats available.

The event is called "I'm a Giant in My Community," and it is sponsored by VH1 Black Ink.

Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 will be able to go to Met Life Stadium with the organization to see the Giants train.

The organization got started after its founder lost his son to gun violence.

"If you lost a loved one to gun violence this is an opportunity for your loved ones to be apart of this experience. You know to go to the New York Giants training facility and see the actual team," says Mike Tucker of Lay The Guns Down Foundation.

Families with teens who have been affected by gun violence can e-mailinfo.laythegunsdown@gmail.com with the subject line, " I’m A Giant In My Community" and include their telephone number and the age of the interested teen.

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