Heartbreaking: Mother of Orlando Shooting Victim Collapses At Her Son's Funeral

A memorial for each of the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre in orlando, Florida. Wreaths were laid for each of the people killed by gunman Omar Mateen who conducted the most deadly mass shooting in United States history, on June 12, 2016. Fifty-two people are still in hospital, some in critical condition and medically-induced comas.
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Heartbreaking: Mother of Orlando Shooting Victim Collapses At Her Son's Funeral

Relatives caught her as she fell before calling the 911.

Published June 26, 2016

It was the most heartwrenching moment of her life when she received that final text from her murdered son, reading, "I love you." Now, Mina Justice had to face her son's lifeless body one last time to say goodbye, but it proved to be too much for her to handle.

Mina's son, Eddie, was one of the 49 murdered in the worst mass shooting recorded in US history at gay nightclub Pure in Orlando.

According to the Daily Mail, during Eddie's open casket funeral, the devastated mother collapsed, but was caught before hitting the ground by her relatives, who called 911. She was then strapped to a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance.

Her son, Eddie, was only present in the club for a few minutes before the shooter Omar Mateen entered the club, spraying bullets.

The mother and son had a brief text conversation before he was killed with the first text reading, "Mommy I love you. In the club they shooting."

After Mina responded with, "U ok," Eddie wrote back, saying, "trapp (sic) in bathroom."

"Call them mom," he continued. "Now. He's coming. I'm gonna die."

The mother stood outside the club that night, hoping to hear that her son had survived, but she received the news the following day that he had passed.

See how a survivor of the massacre was reunited with the cop who saved him in the video, above.

Written by Moriba Cummings

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