The Survivors

“One of the misperceptions that accompanies a mass shooting is that those affected are divided into the victims, who are killed, and the survivors, who live. The news cycle moves on—as it already has, a month later—and the collective notion, insofar as anyone who wasn’t there or didn’t lose a loved one thinks about it, is that those who survived are in the process of moving on, too. But, for those who were injured, existence is transformed.” From The New Yorker: Life after Near-Death in the Las Vegas Shooting.

+ NYT: “This is your life. You’re a quadriplegic.” A Las Vegas Victim Faces a Hard Reality. (Hey, is it still too soon after Vegas to talk about gun violence in America?)

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