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  1. Jazz Jennings Becomes the Youngest Grand Marshal at N.Y.C.'s Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | People

    Jazz Jennings hit a major milestone on Sunday, serving as one of the grand marshals at New York City's famed Pride Parade . "I was so honored to be one of the Grand Marshal's at the N.Y.C. Pride March," Jennings, 15, told PEOPLE.

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  2. Three Patients Still in Critical Condition After Orlando Shooting, Hospital SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | People

    Two victims of the June 12 Pulse nightclub mass shooting in Orlando in which 49 people were killed are in critical condition at the Orlando Regional Medical Center , Dr. Joseph Ibrahim, Trauma Medical Director at Orlando Regional Medical Center, tells PEOPLE. In total, 11 victims of the 44 treated still remain hospitalized as of Friday morning, with eight of the patients in stable condition, according to a statement from the hospital obtained by PEOPLE.

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  3. Dustin Lance Black on Orlando: It Is Time to Disarm HateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | People

    Dustin Lance Black , the Oscar-winning screenwriter of 2008's Milk, was nearing the end of production on a new TV series when he heard the news. Forty-nine people had been killed, and dozens more wounded, during a shooting massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12. The series, called When We Rise , which Black has created, executive produced, and co-directed, is a chronicle of the gay rights movement in America.

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  4. Orlando Shooting Survivor Sobs at Funeral for Mom Brenda Marquez...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | People

    Brenda Marquez McCool , one of 49 victims of last week's Orlando massacre , was honored by her 11 children as she was laid to rest on Monday at the First United Methodist Church of Orlando. Isaiah Henderson, who was at Pulse nightclub with his mother on June 12 and witnessed her being fatally shot, had trouble speaking through his deep sobs at the funeral.

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  5. Hollywood Airs Its Frustrations After Senate Blocks Four New Gun Control MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | People

    The U.S. Senate rejected four new gun control proposals on Monday, and Hollywood is not happy about it. Measures proposed by both Republicans and Democrats in the wake of last week's shooting attack in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 people called for tougher background checks - including improvements to the current background check system - and would have halted suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms.

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  6. Family Announces Funeral Plans for Son, 2, Killed in Alligator Attack at Disney WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | People

    Two-year-old Lane Graves, whose life was tragically cut short last week following an alligator attack at a resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, will be laid to rest on Tuesday, his family's church announced . St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elkhorn, Nebraska, will hold a rosary prayer service for the Graves family on Sunday night, with a wake on Monday and the funeral mass and burial on Tuesday, according to the church website.

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  7. Illinois Man Travels to Orlando with 49 White Crosses, in Wake of Mass Shooting at LGBT NightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | People

    "An example of what it means to lead with love." That's what people are saying about Greg Zanis, an Illinois man who traveled more than 1,000 miles from his home to Orlando, Florida, in the wake of a mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub there last week.

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  8. Nebraska Community Rallies Around Family of 2-Year-Old Boy Killed by Alligator at Disney WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | People

    Blue ribbons, babysitting help and a blockbuster lemonade sale: With these things and more, the community of Elkhorn, Nebraska, is rallying around the family of 2-year-old Lane Graves in the wake of his tragic death earlier this week at Disney World. Hundreds of people turned out to a lemonade stand Friday, at an area middle school in Elkhorn, with proceeds planned for a memorial to Lane, the Omaha World-Herald reports .

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  9. Newly Released Video Shows Disney Employee Warding Off Alligator from Splash MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | People

    Newly released video shows a Disney World employee warding off a small alligator, just feet from guests riding on Splash Mountain. The undated incident, captured in video obtained by Inside Edition , has come to light days after the death of a 2-year-old boy , who was grabbed and dragged into the water by an alligator in a lagoon at one of Disney's resorts, in Orlando, Florida.

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  10. Taylor Swift Honors Orlando Shooting Victims: 'Please Know There Are Millions of Us Sending You Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | People

    Taylor Swift is offering her condolences to the families of the 49 innocent victims of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. "With heavy heart..." the singer captioned her photos on Twitter.

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  11. Florida Mom Defends Parents of Toddler Killed by Alligator at Disney...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | People

    Many are expressing their condolences to the family of the toddler who was snatched by an alligator near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida. Unfortunately, there has also been criticism of the parents.

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  12. 'We Are Devastated,' Says Family of Toddler Killed by Alligator at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | People

    The toddler who was snatched by an alligator at a Disney resort in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, died as a result of drowning and traumatic injuries, the Orange County Medical Examiner has confirmed. The autopsy confirming the boy's identity as 2-year-old Lane Graves of Elkhorn, Nebraska was completed on Thursday afternoon.

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  13. Pulse Orlando Club Owner Creates Fundraising Site to Aid 'Traumatized' EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | People

    The owner of the Pulse nighclub in Orlando, where 49 people including one staff member were fatally shot in the largest mass shooting in United States history, has created a fundraising site for donations to help employees "with the after-effects of this terrible event," she said in a statement. Barbara Poma, who co-founded the upscale club in 2004 and named it in tribute to the heartbeat of her brother, John, who died of AIDS, launched the fund on the club's website .

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  14. Prince Harry Writes to Orlando to Express His Sympathy and SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | People

    Prince Harry has written to the Mayor of Orlando to express his sympathy and support following the city's devastating mass shooting on June 12. Orlando hosted Harry's Paralympic-style Invictus Games in May . He reached out to Mayor Buddy Dyer to offer his solidarity to the city that embraced , PEOPLE understands.

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  15. Walt Disney World Donates $1 Million to Those Affected by Orlando ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | People

    Walt Disney World announced a $1 million donation on Tuesday to those affected by the Sunday's mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and 53 injured. "We are heartbroken by this tragedy and hope our commitment will help those in the community affected by this senseless act," said Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

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  16. Orlando Shooting Survivor Who Played Dead as Bullets Flew Details...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | People

    A fun night out turned into an evening of horror for Orlando shooting survivor Angel Colon, who spoke out about his ordeal during a press conference Tuesday at the Orlando Regional Medical Center where he is being treated. Colon was shot multiple times - in his hip, legs and back - at Pulse, the gay nightclub where a lone gunman who pledged allegiance to ISIS opened fire early Sunday morning.

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  17. Jimmy Fallon Addresses Orlando Shootings in Emotional Opening...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | People

    Jimmy Fallon paid an emotional tribute to the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings on Monday's episode of The Tonight Show . "As you know, early Sunday morning there was another senseless shooting, this time at a dance club in Orlando, Florida.

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  18. President Obama Will Visit Orlando to 'Stand in Solidarity with the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | People

    President Obama will travel to Orlando, Florida following the shooting at Pulse nightclub , the deadliest mass shooting in American history. "On Thursday, the president will travel to Orlando, Florida to pay his respects to victims' families, and to stand in solidarity with the community as they embark on their recovery," White House press secretary Josh Earnest announced in a statement.

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  19. Orlando Shooting Victims Amanda Alvear and Mercedez Flores Were Best FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | People

    Amanda Alvear and Mercedez Flores were inseparable. Whenever they were together, they were happy, Lizbeth Davila Benabe, Amanda's cousin, tells PEOPLE.

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  20. How People Around the World Are Remembering the Victims of the Orlando ShootingRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | People

    Fifty people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida - here's how the world is keeping their memory alive

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