Boonville woman to help children affected by Las Vegas shootingPosted on 2 October 2017 at 11:36pm
BOONVILLE - One mid-Missouri woman will go to Las Vegas Tuesday for up to two weeks to help children affected by Sunday night's mass shooting.
Lindsey Murphy, a child life specialist, said she feels honored she has the training to help others heal. She specializes in helping children through traumatic events.
"I'm just hoping to go and even if it's just one kid that we're able to impact and minimize some of the trauma they're experiencing, it will definitely be worth it," Murphy said.
Murphy runs a nonprofit organization, Child Life Disaster Relief, that sends child life specialists to disasters and tragedies across the country. She said she has responded to natural disasters in Missouri but often cannot help with situations outside the area.
Most Popular Recent Stories
Update: Columbia PD investigating Old Hawthorne incident as homicide Posted on 11 December 2017 at 8:34am
Lane restrictions scheduled for road repair on Thornbrook Ridge, Dec. 11-22 Posted on 11 December 2017 at 12:34pm
Governor wants leadership change at St. Louis Veterans Home Posted on 11 December 2017 at 11:50am
Missouri AG launches program to help military members Posted on 11 December 2017 at 1:22pm
Columbia Parks and Rec Toy Drive ending Monday Posted on 11 December 2017 at 11:58am