Synagogue shooting survivor returns to Tree of Life

Barry Werber returned to the site of the shooting for the first time with his wife and psychologist.
1:57 | 04/18/19

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Eight DEZ go synagogue shooting survivor Berry were Burke asked fellow survivors for help were bird took the Mike during department Pittsburgh town hall. And asked how those lake fellow synagogue survivor Dan baker and her able to cope. How do you get through. I am blessed with a wonderful wife. She's my rock and one of the things that we did together. Was to go back into the building with the FBI. And it was really important to do that. Eager to answer was bowled he coped by walking straight into the darkness now very workers decided he'd seen. The first time that I didn't carry it live seven. Bush today. My wife was with me my psychologist was it really. The last time Wilbur was inside was October 27 hiding its gunshots flew. Even seen the gunman walk right by him. Walking into that building I was defusing the fact that this gentleman that took so many lives in that building no longer has any power over. No longer controls my future my past I present the difficult it is very very it was very emotional. We spoke with Berber at the citywide public safety meeting tonight during which he thanked police for saving his life. I walked into the room where where they found me where the police actually rescued me and I didn't. Realize how small it really was it was all in the dark when we are there. And I thought it was miles deep and it was only a few feet. It's hard for me that. Keep talking about it. One survivor with a nudge from another deciding to visit the site if so much tragedy. Others might follow their lead while others might not. I know that a lot of our people are talking about going back and lot of people won't go back.

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