Victims of Colo. shooting have long paths ahead

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July 22, 2012, 8:20 pm
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(NECN: Melissa Toupin) - For Pierce O'Farrill, recalling the events of last Friday's shooting at an Aurora, Colo. movie theater is emotional.

The horrific sights and sounds of the day are still very close to the surface.

"I thought he was going to kill me. I was in agonizing pain, and thought, 'he's going to kill me.'"

Boston College psychology professor Joseph Tecce is a specialist in human stress.

He says hoping with the loss of life can be a long and difficult process that starts with acceptance.

NECN reporter Melissa Toupin has more on the story.

Tags: colorado, shooting, Melissa Toupin, victims, Aurora, james holmes
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