Anthon Samuel was just days shy of his eighth birthday when he witnessed the unthinkable.
Despite struggling to cope at first he managed to turn his pain into poetry and is this week’s South Florida Survivor.
“March 20, 2001, people heard rounds,” Samuel reads from his phone.
“Once cops arrived to the scene a black male was found,” he said.
To Samuel, writing is a form of therapy.
“Someone was on a mission to gun him down.”
His poetry is his story of survival.