YWPL Alum Featured in Marie Claire: “I Survived”

June 20, 2013

i-survived-0713-3-mdn Emma McMahon, alum of Running Start’s Young Women’s Political Leadership program in 2011, was featured in Marie Claire magazine for her amazing story as a survivor of the Tuscon, Arizona shootings earlier that year.

McMahon, a rising sophomore at Wellesley College, was at Safeway to see Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords when Jared Lee Loughner opened fire, killing six and wounding 13, including Giffords and McMahon’s own mother.

Despite McMahon’s hardships, she remains a strong woman leader and an inspiration. Read more here: http://www.marieclaire.com/world-reports/i-survived-tuscon-emma-mcmahon


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