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Stories shared in response to the October 1, 2015
tragedy at Umpqua Community College

Stories told in response to the October 1, 2015
tragedy at Umpqua Community College

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A couple minutes later I asked my teacher what happened. She told me their was a shooting at UCC right then.

She told me to call them

A couple minutes later I asked my teacher what happened. She told me their was a shooting at UCC right then.

She told me to call them

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October 1st was a bad day to be a human being.

A bad day to be

October 1st was a bad day to be a human being.

A bad day to be

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This incident at UCC has brought the majority of us together, but has also shown the ugly in some of us.

The majority of us together

This incident at UCC has brought the majority of us together, but has also shown the ugly in some of us.

The majority of us together

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As our class was running we heard lots of sirens and saw lots of police cars speed by over the bridge.

I was in strength training

As our class was running we heard lots of sirens and saw lots of police cars speed by over the bridge.

I was in strength training

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When I got back to the locker room, my phone had tons of notifications about something happening.

I was in PE class

When I got back to the locker room, my phone had tons of notifications about something happening.

I was in PE class

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I was overwhelmed with anxiety. I had a lot of thoughts of fear and scariness in my head all at once that I couldn’t concentrate on my studies.

I was overwhelmed

I was overwhelmed with anxiety. I had a lot of thoughts of fear and scariness in my head all at once that I couldn’t concentrate on my studies.

I was overwhelmed

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