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A man places a hand print on a makeshift memorial in a parking lot near the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016.
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A man places a hand print on a makeshift memorial in a parking lot near the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016. (Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images)
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Early Sunday morning, Omar Mateen opened fire in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. With 49 people killed and more hospitalized, it is the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

NPR's Kirk Siegler speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young about the scene from an LGBT center in Orlando, and the reaction from a vibrant gay nightclub community.

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Kirk Siegler, NPR reporter, national desk. He tweets @kirksiegler.

This segment aired on June 13, 2016.

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