A week ago Monday, in the early hours of a Las Vegas morning, five women barricaded themselves in a laundry room just off the Strip after the unimaginable happened. Hours earlier they were strangers: A mother and daughter enjoying a girls night out, two school teachers taking a break from the classroom, and a 20-something planning to dance the night away to Jason Aldean.
In the midst of running away from the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, their lives crossed paths. They stumbled upon a maintenance room at the Hooters Casino Hotel a mile away from the festival and formed a makeshift army; after locking the door from the inside, they buried themselves underneath piles of maintenance clothing, armed themselves with sticks, the only protection they could find, and waited.
READ THE ENTIRE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER ARTICLE BY CLICKING HERE!