By Brenna Mackay

On a weekday evening last summer in Ottawa’s west end, Brandon Peacock ’19 went to get a haircut at his usual barber shop. Within seconds, his entire life changed. As Peacock stepped through the front door of the shop, he was hit three times by stray bullets from a drive-by shooting.

An innocent bystander in the altercation, the Carleton Law alumnus was immediately rushed to the hospital where he underwent an eight-hour operation with a 50/50 chance of survival. Thankfully, the surgery saved his leg and his life. But Peacock had a long journey toward recovery and rehabilitation—something that could have made him bitter and angry.

With a positive outlook and support from family and friends, however, Peacock turned the experience into an opportunity to help others.

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Monday, August 30, 2021 in , ,
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