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1/5 Two years ago, our community experienced a tragedy unlike any we have faced before. #1October, 2017, is a day that no Nevadan will forget. The fear, the trauma, the grief that engulfed our city can’t be measured.
2/5 Since that day, I have seen our city come together in a way that only a strong community can in supporting the victims and their families. Our unity made it clear that ‘Vegas Strong’ is not a catchphrase, it’s a part of our identity.
3/5 No one embodies that identity more than our first responders on the scene minutes after the shooting, along with the nurses, doctors, and hospital staff working day and night to care for the countless victims injured that night.
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THREAD: In all the darkness of Oct. 1, 2017, there was light.

One year after the #1October attack at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas Strip, here are 91 stories of heroism, helping, healing and hope. #VegasStronger
#1October Heroes:

Police Sgt. Greg White from Carlsbad, California, used the pocket knife he always carries with him to cut an opening in a fence to help his wife, friends and about 400 strangers escape from the Route 91 festival grounds→
#1October Heroes:

Some wounded victims at University Medical Center elected to wait for treatment so others — mostly strangers — could be operated on first→
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