On Thursday, the owner of the Pulse nightclub held a press conference where she revealed her vision and plans to make the location a national memorial site and later a museum.
The Florida gay nightclub Pulse still remains the deadliest mass shooting against the LGBT community in Unites States history and the deadliest on American since the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
That night, the gunman took his raging terror on the people inside the Pulse nightclub where he ended up killing 49 and wounding way over 50 other people.
“I now know that my role is to ensure that Pulse becomes place of healing,” said the Pulse owner, Barbara Poma.
Poma said that she’s plans on using One Pulse Foundation for the memorial along with community grants for the surviving victims and scholarships for the slain victim.
“This is an important day for all of us. We have come so far in these 11 months. Finally, I can say that I’m finding hope and inspiration by being back here at Pulse,: Poma said during her press conference where she broke the news. She referred to it ask, “beginning of our healing initiative.”
The shooting happened on June 12, 2016, when the lone gunman Omar Mateen went inside with the intent to kill the people who were attending Latin Night at the club.
He was later shot and killed by the police after a three-hour standoff.
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