Supporters gather at Orlando hospital as victims recover

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Flowers and hand-written messages have been left ones at Orlando Regional Medical Center. People hope it will give comfort to victims and their families here at the hospital.

Flowers and hand-written messages have been left at Orlando Regional Medical Center. People hope it will give comfort to victims and their families here at the hospital.

Many with loved ones at the hospital can't hide their emotions. Some cry openly on the street, many still find it hard to discuss.

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Grace Ortiz's 24-year-old cousin, Bryan, was shot twice in the stomach.




"He was able to come alive, come out of there alive because somebody helped him jump off the back fence," she said.

Bryan has had two surgeries and is in critical condition. Still, he's among the lucky.

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"Two of his roommates, they did not make it," said Ortiz.

For survivors like Bryan, the worst may be yet to come.

"He doesn't know about his friends, he's in and out of consciousness. We don't want to tell him because of his condition," said Ortiz.

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Ortiz says they'll have to tell him if he asks. For now, they're counting their blessings.

"We have a big faith in God, he's pulled us through a lot and he knows God was there with him."

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