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Resisting the Label of Victim, but Forever Scarred by a Mass Shooting

Interviews over months with Mr. Mika, his teammates, paramedics, surgeons and loved ones paint a portrait of an unexpected survival and recovery that defied the expectations of every medical expert he encountered on the day of the attack.

He has since sought to escape the attention showered on the victims of high-profile shootings in the United States, trying to resist the feeling that his identity is solely that of a survivor.

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Shrapnel from the bullet that hit Mr. Mika’s chest remains trapped in his body.

Read more at: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/us/congressional-baseball-shooting-matt-mika.html

H.R. McMaster Avoids Islamic Terrorist Label Again, Calls … – Breitbart

(New York) H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s embattled national security adviser, referred to the Islamic terrorist suspect in Tuesday’s deadly jihadist attack in Lower Manhattan as among a grouping of “mass murderers.”

This despite reports that the suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, left behind a note declaring that the attack was perpetuated in the name of the Islamic State.  And witnesses heard Saipov shout “Allahu Akbar!,” Arabic for “Allah is great,” during the terrorist assault.

McMaster has a history of minimizing the radical Islamic nature of such attacks.  Only last month, he labeled the September 11, 2001, Islamic terrorist attacks “mass murder attacks,” instead of calling them acts of terrorism. This reporter previously exposed numerous other instances of McMaster minimizing the Islamic motivations of radical Muslim terrorists.

The latest incident came during a White House press briefing on Wednesday, when a reporter posed the following question to McMaster:

I know we’re focused

Read more at: http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2017/11/03/h-r-mcmaster-avoids-islamic-terrorist-label-again-calls-manhattan-jihadist-a-mass-murderer/

HR McMaster Avoids Islamic Terrorist Label Again, Calls Manhattan Jihadist a ‘Mass Murderer’

(New York) H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s embattled national security adviser, referred to the Islamic terrorist suspect in Tuesday’s deadly jihadist attack in Lower Manhattan as among a grouping of “mass murderers.”

This despite reports that the suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, left behind a note declaring that the attack was perpetuated in the name of the Islamic State.  And witnesses heard Saipov shout “Allahu Akbar!,” Arabic for “Allah is great,” during the terrorist assault.

McMaster has a history of minimizing the radical Islamic nature of such attacks.  Only last month, he labeled the September 11, 2001, Islamic terrorist attacks “mass murder attacks,” instead of calling them acts of terrorism. This reporter previously exposed numerous other instances of McMaster minimizing the Islamic motivations of radical Muslim terrorists.

The latest incident came during a White House press briefing on Wednesday, when a reporter posed the following question to McMaster:

I know we’re focused

Read more at: http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2017/11/03/h-r-mcmaster-avoids-islamic-terrorist-label-again-calls-manhattan-jihadist-a-mass-murderer/