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Last night was my first rock concert since the shooting. The concert its self was as good as always, I’ve seen this band several times already. The problem was that I forgot they use pyrotechnics in their show. :/

Much to my dismay, my nervous system didn’t like that at all. Fortunately my son was on one side of me and a good friend on the other and they helped me get through it.

The first shot took me completely off guard to the point that I almost bolted out of the venue. A long stream of profanity fell from my lips after the second shot and the third I just kept breathing through.

The worst one was the finale; seven shots in five seconds.

My skin is still crawling slightly.