Teri Bordenave, MHSA, founder and principal of The Thalia Group LLC, is an organizational development consultant to the nonprofit sector. She served as CEO of Girls Incorporated, a youth development organization, for more than twenty years. She lives in northern NH and on Kent Island.

Today, my heart is broken for the families, friends, classmates and companions of Kaylin Gillis and Ralph Yarl. Two young lives — one ended far too prematurely and the other forever changed from the trauma and scars of multiple gunshot wounds — taken by men with guns. I wonder how their mothers are getting through the day.

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