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Emotional Anderson Cooper Reads Orlando Massacre Victims' Names

This is heartbreaking, but puts the focus where it needs to be.
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Anderson Cooper opened up his show by naming the victims of Sunday's massacre at the Pulse nightclub.

Just watch. It's powerful. Here are their names, not necessarily in the same order that he read them.

1. Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34

2. Stanley Almodovar III, 23

3. Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20

4. Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22

5. Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36

6. Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22

7. Luis S. Vielma, 22

8. Kimberly Morris, 37

9. Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30

10. Darryl Roman Burt II, 29

11. Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32

12. Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21

13. Anthony Luis Laureanodisla, 25

14. Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35

15. Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50

16. Amanda Alvear, 25

17. Martin Benitez Torres, 33

18. Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37

19. Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26

20. Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35

21. Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25

22. Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31

23. Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26

24. Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25

25. Miguel Angel Honorato, 30

26. Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40

27. Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32

28. Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19

29. Cory James Connell, 21

30. Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37

31. Luis Daniel Conde, 39

32. Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33

33. Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25

34. Jerald Arthur Wright, 31

35. Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25

36. Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25

37. Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24

38. Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27

39. Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33

40. Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49

41. Yilmary Rodriguez Sulivan, 24

42. Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32

43. Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28

44. Frank Hernandez, 27

45. Paul Terrell Henry, 41

46. Antonio Davon Brown, 29

47. Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz, 24

48. Akyra Monet Murray, 18

49. Geraldo A. Ortiz-Jimenez, 25


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