pulse nightclub shooting
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Ricardo Negron and Patience Carter, both survivors of the 2016 attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, recount their experience of the tragedy.
"What am I to do here when my people are getting killed over there?" the shooter asked a police negotiator.
"He's going to kill us," a man whispers to a 911 dispatcher in one call.
The logs detail more than four hours of terror as dispatchers received calls by the minute.
This ugly side of America is loud, distracting, and needy. I read and watched, swallowed up in frenzied news cycles. I became
He explained how what had been a "great night" quickly turned deadly, as the shooter entered the club.
People are frightened. Not everyone has heard about their loved ones, doesn't know if they're alive or not, it's just been silence, and the agony of waiting, the agony of hoping, and the creeping waves of despair washing over them. This is not the time to further your own agenda.