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Las Vegas survivor reflects on harvest festival massacre

Stephen Paddock opened fire over a crowd of thousands at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, killing 59 people and injuring 527, from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. (KTUL)

It's been nearly four weeks since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Stephen Paddock opened fire over a crowd of thousands at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, killing 59 people and injuring 527, from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel.

Twenty-seven days, and almost four weeks of reflection for nurse Teresa Caruso.

"I think the first week I was in shock," she said. "And then the second week I started having some bad dreams."

Her sleepless nights have been filled with the sounds of terror.

"You know when you're running away from something or trying to get out of something," Caruso said. "Some had gunfire in them, some didn't."

Some speculate whether there was a second gunman, though law enforcement has not said there was.

"When I listen to the videotape, sometimes I feel like I hear more than one gun being shot," Caruso said.

Now, she is cautiously attempting to move forward.

"And I actually think retelling the story is cathartic," she said. "Because it gets a little easier every time."

Caruso and her friends had made the harvest festival a tradition the past three years.

She says they probably won't be going back for a fourth.

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