You would think its an honor to be included in a collage on the cover of Time Magazine, but in this case it definitely is not.

Time Magazine is one of the most established publications in history and their most recent cover is truly a testament to what is going on in our country.

The collection of cities who have been home to a devastating shooting on the cover of this issue is powerful and Rockford has a prominent spot. Right next to the I in TIME.

It's not as if Rockford is in the minority by being included in this image, and that's the point of the cover, to show how much we are all affected by these acts of violence.

Chicago makes an appearance multiple times in the cover, which is another sad realization.

You can read more about this cover here.

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