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How to talk to kids about the Chiefs parade shooting

Tragic events, like the mass shooting outside of Union Station, often leave adults at a loss for words — and can be equally tough for kids, even if they might not know how to express it. How can parents and other adults guide those conversations?

Mass shootings and other tragic events often mire witnesses in anxiety and post-traumatic stress — but even people who aren't there can feel the effects. Up to Date's Steve Kraske spoke with Amanda Davis, director of therapy services for Saint Luke's Crittenton Children's Center, about how to talk to children about Wednesday's mass shooting at Union Station.

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