They Survived the Las Vegas Shooting. But They Don ’t Want More Gun Control

Last Easter, Brian Fraser went to a Walmart and spent $200 to buy every nerf gun in the store for an all-out-family-nerf battle. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who passed on his love of the outdoors to his four children. So it wasn’t unusual that when he went to the Route 91 Harvest Festival music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, he wore a T-shirt that said “I call shotgun,” emblazoned with a picture of a shotgun on it. He lost his life when gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire from his room on the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, killing at least 58 people and wounding hundreds more before taking his own life in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. “He was the life of the party,” said his widow, Stephanie Fraser, 48, of Orange County, Calif. “He always had a smile on his face. He loved to hug everybody, get into everybody’s bubble.” Fraser, a sales manager at a mortgage company, had recently performed the marriage ceremony for his 25-year old son and 24-year old daughter-in-law. His family said he couldn’t pass a group taking a picture without photo-bombing them. He had just gotten his pilot’s license and looked for any excuse to fly — even if it was just to see his young nephew perform in a play. That’s what Stephanie Fraser likes to remember about her husband. Not the image of him lying on the muddy ground of the concert venue, or the strangers surrounding him perf...
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