The Pale, Patriarchal People Were All Over Las Vegas Like White On Rice
ILANA MERCER • OCTOBER 5, 2017 • 1,000 WORDS
A man, Sonny Melton, 29, died, shielding his wife from the bullets.
Another commandeered a truck to drive victims of the Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas to the hospital.
At first, Vanessa, a concertgoer, fled the Vegas venue, which was being sprayed with bullets from high-velocity rifles. Then, she turned and ran back. She credits her professional sense of duty as a nurse. We all know it was Vanessa’s heart that enabled her to push past the fear and place herself in the crosshairs.