Mike Rowe mirrored on Sun. night’s tragedy which left at the least 59 people killed & greater than 500 hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at a rustic music festival in Las Vegas.
One of Rowe’s Las Vegas-based fans named Molly wrote the “Dirty Job” show star asking for a “comforting word.”
Rowe stated in a prolonged Fb post on Tues. he was a frequent visitor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, where the gunman shot at the gang of 22,000 from a room on the 32nd floor of the Las Vegas hotel.
Rowe contemplated if he ever sat on the same “barstool” as the shooter, or “slept within the same bed,” as he’d previously stayed on the 32rd floor of the building.
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“I keep in mind looking down at the sprawling, empty space 300 ft. below my window â€“ the same sprawling space in that was just lately crammed with hundreds of individuals having a amazing time, right up until they werenâ€™t, courtesy of a monster,” Rowe stated.
The 55-year-old stated he was “struck by how unknowingly we rub elbows with evil.”
However he urged his fans to take comfort within the kindness of others.
“Take comfort in men who threw themselves over different peopleâ€™s kids. They’re no less real than the killer, & they’re nonetheless with us. Take comfort within the lady who loaded wounded strangers in to her auto & drove them out of harmâ€™s approach. Take comfort within the lots of of 1st responders who danger their lives day-after-day, & the tons of of nameless citizens who stood in line to bid their blood. Take comfort within the fact all acceptable shattered, & in that you’re not alone.”