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Colorado church shooting survivor looking to help others


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Laurie Works visits the memorial erected in honor of her two sisters just a couple of times a year.

"I don't come here a ton, but more than the cemetery," she said last month.

"It's a special place — it's the last place I saw them. I feel them here, when I come."

Her family's van was parked in the east lot of New Life Church on Colorado Springs' north side on Dec. 9, 2007, when a 24-year-old gunman opened fire. Laurie's younger sister, Rachel, and her twin, Stephanie, died. Their dad was shot but fully recovered.

Laurie Works wasn't physically wounded, but...

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