"I never thought in a million years I would be in that situation to think someone would risk their life," she said. "I try to look at the situation from a third person point of view as opposed to somebody who went through it and survived it because the thoughts and images are heavy," Carter said. "If you look at it as a reporter or someone telling a story it's easier to cope that way.' Carter's physical injuries included a shattered femur from being shot in the leg, which left her unable to walk. Thankfully, she was allowed off her crutches last month. "I just feel so much stronger now and that helps me emotionally to see that I am getting through this and I'm going to be okay," she said. "People in Pulse nightclub were all human beings, they're human first." "They're all the same and different at the same time. Appreciate our differences instead of punishing or killing people for their differences. More stories: Straight guys kiss another man for the first time – WATCH Sia’s new single ‘The Greatest’ is a haunting tribute to the victims of Orlando
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