Bruce: Workplace Shooting at An Elder Community of Care

​Hard Times & Hope, episode 23.​

Bruce Devereux is the recreation and volunteer manager at a campus of care for elders. His life changed quickly within a two-week period. First, Bruce’s wife Makiko was diagnosed with breast cancer. Then, on a mild Tuesday afternoon in March, Bruce answered his phone at work to hear, “Ken’s been shot.”


Bruce’s podcast:

The episode Bruce would like to see live on (me, too—my favorite two minutes starts at 40:35):

Bruce’s inspiration for his work:

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Wear Sunscreen’:

Episode Transcript

The next episode, Rachelle: A daughter whose mother gave her an impossible choice, will publish on Saturday, August 28.

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