At 6:45 a.m. on August 24, 2015, one of the most horrific and outrageous acts of violence in the history of the American workplace occurred.   

That morning, 24-year-old WDBJ7-TV news reporter Alison Parker, and 27-year-old videographer Adam Ward, were at their particular work location in a tranquil setting near Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia.

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