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Man survives Vegas massacre, dies in hometown mass shooting


November 9, 2018

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Tel Orfanos lived through the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history only to lose his life in another one less than 10 minutes from his home barely a year later, a tragic coincidence that has devastated his friends and family.

The 27-year-old Navy veteran was among at least several survivors of last year's Las Vegas massacre who were at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks when a gunman stormed in and killed 12 people late Wednesday. While the others became two-time survivors, Orfanos died.

"He survived Vegas, where a lot more people died than t...

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