Remembering the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, five years later

As we celebrate Pride month and on the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, MSNBC’s Kendis Gibson traveled to Orlando, Florida to speak to a survivor and the owner of the club about their journeys to heal from that awful day.

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“I knew instantly after having been inside there that it could not reopen. That we would not dance in there again. That that was sacred space immediately,” Pulse Nightclub owner Barbara Poma says, reflecting on the 5 year anniversary of the shooting.

As we celebrate Pride month and on the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, MSNBC’s Kendis Gibson traveled to Orlando, Florida to speak to a survivor and the owner of the club about their journeys to heal from that awful day.

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