Lindsay Stein
Nov 5, 2018

How 'Fearless girl' became 'Fearful girl' this weekend

Fight Gunfire with Fire, founded by The One Club and MullenLowe, helped the father of a mass-shooting victim put a bulletproof vest on the famous statue.

Patricia and Manuel Oliver

On Friday, the Fearless Girl statue in New York City was transformed into FearfulGirl.

Manuel Oliver, father of 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver, who was killed during the Parkland school shooting in February, draped a bulletproof vest over the bronze statue in an effort to promote sensible gun laws ahead of Tuesday’s US midterm elections.

Oliver and his wife Patricia’s nonprofit Change the Ref, which seeks to empower youth to use...

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