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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 worst 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.

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Twenty-seven days. Almost four weeks of reflection of Teresa Caruso.

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

Sleepless nights 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."

Questions unknown.

"I want to be absolutely sure that he was on his own," she said. "And that he did not have help and that this isn't bigger than what we think it is."

Some speculate whether there was a second gunman.

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

A few minutes of hell. A life forever changed.

"I'm a nurse, so I deal with death," she said. "But I don't deal with walking over dead bodies on a street."

Completely unexpected.

"It just makes it more scary if he had no signs that he was this evil and could do something like this," Caruso said.

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Now moving forward. Caution at every turn.

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

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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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