Las Vegas victim shot in leg stands when Pres. Trump visits hospital

What this Las Vegas victim did when Trump visited him is getting millions of views

"When he got shot", said Lenea Sampson, "I said I can not leave this boy".

In a video that has now gone viral, Gunderson can be seen painfully getting up from his hospital bed to greet First Lady Melania Trump.

Fifty-eight people lost their lives in the massacre at the country music festival, the worst mass shooting in modern American history.

Thomas Gunderson, a 28-year-old survivor of the shooting, received a personal visit in the hospital with his family from Trump and the First Lady.

Entering Gunderson's room, Trump said, "Hey, this guy looks tough to me, ' the president said as he shook Gunderson's hand".

Thomas Gunderson fights his fresh gunshot wound to the leg to stand and shake Trump's hand.

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"Gunderson, who had the hashtag "#MAGA" written on a patient board in his hospital room under the statement, "What's important to me", shared the video on Facebook.

In a prior Facebook post, Gunderson spoke about the goodness that had come from so many in response to the great evil from one man.

"Shot in the leg or not, I will stand to show my President the respect he deserves".

The video went viral nearly instantly, the Hill reported.

Trump says, "We stand together to help you carry your pain". Gentry was one of the 30 to 40 first responders who met the president Wednesday.

Even though he had the required motorcade, as well as all of the protocol and security of a presidential occasion, President Donald Trump's visit to University Medical Center, or UMC, was decidedly low key and long-lasting.


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