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Interview with Operation Lifesaver, Canada

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Blog |

Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare—and Amanda Kirchner’s parents have lived through it. In August 2016, Amanda was killed by a train in Westminster, Colorado while taking a shortcut across the tracks on her way to work. She didn’t hear the train’s warning whistle because she was wearing noise-cancelling headphones.

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A message from AfterShokz

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Blog |

June is National Safety Month and we’re committed to raising awareness about something we feel strongly about (being open to your surroundings). Today, we’re sharing an important message from our friend and founder of One Ear Out, Mark Neitro. If the reach of our brand helps this organization save even one life it’s worth the effort.

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Keep One Ear Out

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Blog |

A beautiful article written by Ms. Bradley who was Amanda’s Gifted and Talented Coordinator when she was in high school. Learn more about her, and about Imaginational Overexcitabilities.

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Amanda

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Angels, Blog |

Amanda

Our daughter, Amanda Kirchner, was killed on August 13th, 2016.

Colorful, independent and unique described Amanda. She was ready for all the challenges the world had to offer, moving out of our house just 10 days before her death. Amanda would have turned 21 on October 1st, 2016.

Amanda was walking to work and what stood between work and her were train tracks. She was hit and killed by a train in Westminster, Colorado. Amanda was wearing her noise-cancelling headphones and didn’t hear the train’s warning horn.

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