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Life for a shooting survivor

Those who have survived a horrific mass shooting know that life does go on - often with a renewed sense of purpose. Kristina Anderson was 19 years old when she was carried out of her French class at Virginia Tech in April 2007, after having been shot three times by a troubled student who killed 32 and wounded 16 others. She used money tucked inside get well cards to start a foundation, and now criss-crosses the country speaking about school and workplace safety. Anderson talks with Lee Cowan about the physical and mental healing required after a mass shooting, and what victims of last weekend's deadly attack in Las Vegas might anticipate during a long and difficult recovery.

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