StoryCorps

2 Years Later: Looking Back On Horror Of Pulse Shooting

Michael Pilato listens as Chris Hansen recalls the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Hansen is a survivor of the shooting two years ago.
Michael Pilato listens as Chris Hansen recalls the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Hansen is a survivor of the shooting two years ago.
Credit STORYCORPS ATLANTA

June 12 marks the two-year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida.

Last year, as part of a partnership with the Family Equality Council, StoryCorps recorded the stories of survivors and first responders.

Today, we’ll hear from survivor Chris Hansen as he recounts that day – which began June 11 – to friend Michael Pilato.

*Today’s story might not be suitable for younger listeners.

This story was recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, which hosts Atlanta’s StoryCorps Booth