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Nurse Injured in Las Vegas Climbed Fence to Survive, Wanted to Help Others

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Nurse Injured in Las Vegas Climbed Fence to Survive, Wanted to Help Others

"I just kept praying, ‘Dear lord, help me. Give me the strength to get out of here,’" UCLA nurse Natalie Vanderstay said. "I just knew I wasn't ready to die, ready to give up."

By Hetty Chang

Natalie Vanderstay, a nurse at UCLA, is normally the one helping patients in need. When bullets pierced the crowd at the Route 91 Festival, she was the one who needed help.

Something she struggled with was that she desperately wanted to save people during the massacre but she knew her injuries were critical.

She was shot in stomach and shrapnel hit her leg.

"I just kept praying, 'Dear Lord, help me. Give me the strength to get out of here,' she said from her hospital bed. "I just knew I wasn't ready to die."

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Source: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Nurse-Treats-Own-Wounds-in-Las-Vegas-Shooting-449701283.html#ixzz4ulAwmP00 
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