Special Section on Uvalde School Shooting 

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Written by Texas Tribune on May 24 2022 - 12:29pm
By Matthew Watkins, The Texas Tribune Mass shootings in Texas have become so common, they begin to collectively feel familiar. But each lands with fresh horror. The sniper who climbed a tower 56 years ago at the University of Texas to gun down students introduced the state to the threat. The massacre of 23 at a Walmart by a gunman targeting Hispanics reminded us in 2019 of the hatred and insanity that persist here.