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Vegas Strong Resiliency Center helping 1 October survivors after Thousand Oaks shooting

Posted at 6:43 PM, Nov 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-09 14:38:27-05

Surviving not just one, but two mass shootings is unthinkable, but that is the reality for some of the people who were in Thousand Oaks Wednesday night. 

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They survived the 1 October shooting and then a little over a year later found themselves in a room with another gunman.

The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center was also helping survivors who just heard about this happening to their Route 91 family.

"Knowing that fellow survivors were also in California and they have had a lot of anxiety, sadness, grief," said Terri Keener, the behavioral health coordinator from the resiliency center. 

Las Vegas is still healing after 1 October, but that also makes some more equipped to help others who are just now starting to heal.

"We did go through something traumatic as a community and one of the best ways to through a traumatic event is to pull together," said Michelle Paul, clinical psychologist. 

There will be a vigil at the Las Vegas Healing Garden at 7 p.m. Friday.