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WHEREAS, October 1, 2017 marked a tragic day in the history of the Silver State and our nation when 58 people lost their lives and hundreds more were injured that night due to a senseless act of violence during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas; and

WHEREAS, two more lives have been lost in the years since, and many are still treating both visible and invisible wounds from that night; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada and all its residents offer our deepest and most sincere condolences to the families, friends and all those who knew and loved the innocent victims who were killed or injured from this devastating attack; and

WHEREAS, we will forever be grateful for the law enforcement officers, first responders, faith-based organizations, counselors and volunteers from all over our state, nation, and around the globe who came together to provide support to our Southern Nevada Community; and

WHEREAS, in the midst of tragedy and pain, our community came together like never before, showing their support by donating blood, food, water, resources, hugs and smiles; and

WHEREAS, five years later, the community continues to come together to support each other and the survivors as we heal together; and

WHEREAS, on the fifth anniversary of this tragedy that forever changed our State and all of our lives, we remember the innocent lives lost, the hundreds who were injured, and reflect upon the bravery and resiliency of our community;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim October 1, 2022, as

VEGAS STRONG DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 27th day of September, 2022

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