A Puerto Rican Moment …. “It Happens …. “Majority of Victims …. from Puerto Rico …. “!!


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~~August 12, 2016~~ 

MORE THAN HALF WERE PUERTO RICANS

“San Juan, Puerto Rico

From the first hours after the news of the Orlando massacre broke, in which a shooter killed 49 people and injured 53 others in an act of hatred of LGBTQ people, it was clear that most of the men and women who died that day were Latin Americans.

But it wouldn’t be for several more hours, after the majority of the victim’s names were confirmed, that it would become clear that most of the Latinas and Latinos were Puerto Rican …

23 of the 49 killed.”

As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.caribbeannewsnow.com/headline-Most-of-the-lives-lost-in-the-Orlando-massacre-were-Puerto-Ricans-30770.html

“NEVER FORGET”

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To start the day …. “Two months …. seems like an eternity … “!!


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~~August 12, 2016~~ 

WE REMEMBER

I woke up early this morning.

Two months ago, around this time,  I learned about the senseless killing of members of the LGBT community in Orlando.

We all know by now that they were at Pulse, a local gay club, celebrating Latin night.

Since that day, many other ugly/sad things have happened.

More details have come out, autopsy results are available.

The killer shot victims more than 200 times in 2o minutes.

The actions of the local and, maybe federal authorities, are under scrutiny.

I wonder why it took that long to go into the club and stop this maniac.

For 49 families their lives will never be the same.

We remember!!

HortyRex©

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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~~Outlaws of Love~~

(Orlando Shooting Tribute Video)

~~Published on Jun 13, 2016~~

My reaction to any hurt I feel is to turn to music.
This song really speaks to me, and really speaks about the pain it can feel to be judged for who you love, who you are, or what you look like.
My heart goes out to all of those who have been effected by the killings at Pulse in Orlando, Florida.
Hate never ends well, and love is the only way this world will ever pull through. #LoveIsTheMessage

Adam Lambert

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NEVER FORGET THE HORROR AND THE PAIN

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To start the day …. “The ‘Making of’ … Love Make the World Go Round …. “!!


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~~August 9, 2016~~ 

LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE

In three more days, August 12, it will be three months since that awful massacre at Pulse.

How time flies!

Many performers felt the need to honor the fallen victims.

Here’s how Jennifer López and Lin-Manuel Miranda worked together to make this amazing song a reality.

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Here are two important links …

Jennifer Lopez

https://www.facebook.com/jenniferlopez/?pnref=story.unseen-section

Somos Orlando

If you haven’t done so yet, download “Love Make the World Go Round” by Sunday, July 31, and Caesars Entertainment will make a matching donation up to $50,000 to Proyecto ‪#‎SomosOrlando‬ in honor of Caesars Palace’s 50th Anniversary and Jennifer Lopez’s charitable efforts.

https://www.facebook.com/ProyectoSomosOrlando/?fref=ts

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~~GALLERY~~

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~~Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda~~

The Making of “Love Make The World Go Round”

Published on Aug 8, 2016

Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Epic Records are proudly donating 100% of their proceeds (at least ninety-one cents) from each U.S. download sale of the single “Love Make the World Go Round” on iTunes (http://smarturl.it/LMTWGR) from July 8, 2016 to October 5, 2016 to the Hispanic Federation for the Somos Orlando Fund, to benefit those affected by the Pulse shooting in Orlando.

For more information visit http://somosorlando.info/

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J-Lo & Lin-Manuel …. “Love Make The World Go Round …. Venues”!!


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~~July 15, 2016~~ 

LOVE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND

The Orlando shooting was a tragic event which touched the hearts of many.

Innocent humans were killed at the whim of a thoughtless person.

It’s been a month and several days since the incident.

Many people have been moved and felt the need to render tribute to those lost on that day.

This is one long waited tribute since Jennifer López and Lin-Manuel Miranda announced their collaboration.

Both of them have Puerto Rican heritage.

The majority of the victims were from Puerto Rico.

Here is their tribute to the victims.

HortyRex©

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July 11th, 2016
Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda sing ‘Love Make the World Go Round’

Jennifer López and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined forces for a good cause. Their new song, “Love Make The World Go Round,” was just released on iTunes. It’s a tribute to everyone affected by the tragic shooting in Orlando.

They perform the song live on the TODAY plaza to an audience that includes survivors of the nightclub shooting as well as family members of some of the victims.

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~~Jennifer Lopez Love Make the World Go Round feat Lin-Manuel Miranda Live~~

~~Published on Jul 11, 2016~~

Credits: NBC today, HD Jennifer Lopez , Lin-Manuel .Miranda

Tribute song for Orlando Pulse shooting victims.

A fun dance track with a serious purpose.

Last week, Jennifer Lopez and “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released “Love Make the World Go Round,” a tribute to those affected by the Orlando Pulse shooting, with sales of the single benefiting survivors of the tragedy.

On Monday, July 11, they performed the song live for the very first time on TODAY, in front of an audience that included 50 Orlando survivors and family members.

“As it appears in … full read.full credit”

http://www.today.com/

We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!!

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~~Jennifer Lopez: I ‘Stalked’ Lin-Manuel Miranda Into Singing With Me~~

TODAY

~~Published on Jul 11, 2016~~

After performing “Love Make the World Go Round” on the plaza, Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda tell TODAY about the new song, which pays tribute to the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre, with all proceeds going toward those affected. Miranda also talks about ending his stint as the star of the Broadway smash “Hamilton.”

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~~GALLERY FROM THE ACTUAL EVENT~~

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda Deliver Emotional Performance of ‘Love Makes the World Go Round’ on The Tonight Show

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jennifer Lopez are spreading a simple message: love makes the world go around.

The two appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday and delivered an emotional performance of their new song “Love Makes The World Go Round.”

The performance was a more intimate rendition than their first live performance of the collaboration on the Today show earlier this week.

Lopez, 46, opened the performance wearing a long cape over her outfit that spanned several feet and resembled stained glass windows of a church.

We ALL are connected through MUSIC!! 

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~~Jennifer Lopez & Lin Manuel Miranda~~

Perform Emotional Tribute to the Pulse Nightclub Victims

~~Published on Jul 13, 2016~~

Entertainment Tonight

The 45-year-old singer and the ‘Hamilton’ star recently collaborated on the song ‘Love Make The World Go Round’ in honor of the Orlando shooting victims.

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IOTD …. Special Edition …. “PULSE: One Month … “!!


PulseOneM

~~July 14, 2016~~ 

SEEMS LIKE A LIFETIME AGO

On July 12 …. it was one month ago.

I’ve been without a computer for almost a week.

I finally got it back today.

I’ve missed several important events and this is one of them.

I’m trying to catch up.

On June 12, 2016, we woke up to the terrible news of a mass shooting in a local gay club: PULSE.

This started around 2am this morning. Lives have been lost, our community is in pain. Investigation still ongoing …. local police, FBI and other Federal Agents.

Sad days continued in this country.

“It was both the deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter and the deadliest incident of violence against LGBT people in U.S. history, as well as the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.S. since the September 11 attacks in 2001.”

Forty nine people died in the incident and another 53 were injured.

(Wikipedia)

We remember!! 

HortyRex©

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We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!! 

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‘Hands’ for Orlando …. “How the All-Star Song Came to Life .. “!!


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~~July 6, 2016~~ 

HANDS FOR ORLANDO

Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Juanes, Pink, Mary J. Blige, Selena Gomez and Britney Spears are among 24 artists featured on a new recording to raise money for victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre.

The all-star release, “Hands” — a charity single from Interscope Records with support from GLAAD — was conceived by hit songwriter Justin Tranter, co-writer of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and hits for Gomez, DNCE, Fall Out Boy and Stefani.

The June 12 slaughter at the gay nightclub in Orlando, which killed 49 people and injured 53, is the most deadly mass shooting in American history and the deadliest act of violence against the LGBT community. Funds from the song will aid families with medical care, counseling and will also be used for education.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7424145/britney-spears-pink-selena-gomez-hands-orlando

We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!! 

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~~GALLERY~~

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~~“Hands”~~

A Song for Orlando

~~Published on Jul 5, 2016~~

“Hands”, available now exclusively on iTunes:

http://smarturl.it/HandsTribute

We ALL are connected through MUSIC!!

Proceeds from the sale of the new tribute single in the United States will benefit Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, and GLAAD.

“Hands,” is a musical tribute to the 49 victims of the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The track features Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Tyler Glenn, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Troye Sivan, Jussie Smollett, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor.

“Hands” was written by Warner Chappell writers Justin Tranter & Julia Michaels, and BloodPop®; produced by BloodPop®, Mark Ronson, and Justin Tranter.

To further support those affected by the tragedy in Orlando, visit http://www.gofundme.com/PulseVictimsFund.

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LYRICS

[Verse 1: Britney Spears + Gwen Stefani]
Can hold a gun
And hold your heart
Can put out fires
And make ’em start
Skin and bones
And flesh and blood
With all this nerve
How did we get this numb

[Pre-Chorus: Meghan Trainor + Troye Sivan]
Cus they can hurt
Or they can heal
They can give back
Or they can steal
They can break the world
Or they can change it too

[Chorus: All Together]
Ooh hands
Hands
Woooo hands
Oh hands
Cause they can love
Or they can take
They can fight up
Until they save
They can break the world
They can change it too
Ooh hands

[Verse 2: Selena Gomez + Kacey Musgraves]
Doesn’t matter
Who you love
All that matters
Is your love
I’ve been watching news
And seeing all this hate
Tell me is it wrong
To want a little change

[Pre-Chorus: Mary J. Blige]
They can hurt
Or they can heal
They can give back
Or they can steal
They can break the world
Or they can change it too

[Chorus: All Together led by Jason Derulo]
Ooh hands
Hands
Woooo hands
Oh hands
Cause they can love
Or they can take
They can fight up
Until they save
They can break the world
They can change it too
Ooh hands

[Post-Chorus: Led by Imagine Dragons]
If a million hands can build a wall
A million hands can break it down
If a million hands can build a wall
A million hands can break it down
Ooooh

[Bridge: Jennifer Lopez]
Can hold a gun
And hold your heart
Can put out fires
And make ’em start
I’ve been watching news
And seeing all this hate
Tell me is it wrong
To want a little change

[Chorus: Adam Lambert & Tyler Glenn + P!NK & MNEK]
Ooh hands
Hands
Woooo hands
Oh hands
Cause they can love
Or they can take
They can fight up
Until they save
They can break the world
They can change it too
Ooh hands

[Post-Chorus: Led by Imagine Dragons]
If a million hands can build a wall
A million hands can break it down
If a million hands can build a wall
A million hands can break it down
Ooooh

[Outro: RuPaul + (Mary Lambert) + Nate Ruess + Together]
Just take my hand baby
Everybody’s in love
(All that matters is your love)
(Change it or break it)
(They can love or they can take it, take it all)
If a million hands can build a wall
A million hands can break it down
If a million hands can build a wall
A million hands can break it down
Ooooh

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PULSE …. “United Forever …. Fundraiser Tomorrow …. July 3 ….”!!


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~~July 2, 2016~~ 

LEIGH SHANNON

These were Leigh’s own words the weeks after the Pulse Nightclub shooting

His show is on at Hamgurber Mary’s in Orlando every Saturday.

Leigh was shaken and emotionally spent like all of us in the LGBT community.

I know it is a rough weekend to do this …..
But, just in case … please come see us.

MANY STARS of our Hamburger Mary’s Team this Sunday!

This will be HUGE!
Carol Lee, Chavela Belleza, Kirk Hartlage, Erika Dunlap, Ginger Minj, JB Burgos, Jeff Jones, Maya Andrews Nicky Monet, The Broadway Brunch Crew, The Minx, Tia Devine and more ….
This is a personal message.

Hope you can make it.

~Leigh Shannon~

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Tomorrow, July 3, a fundraiser has been organized at the Cheyenne Saloon in Church Street Station, downtown Orlando.

All are cordially invited.

We hope that many are able to join the group and celebrate Orlando’s resilience and unity.

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Who is Leigh Shannon?

Actor, Stand up, Comic, Female Impersonator Leigh Shannon who has more than 40 years in show business.

This iconic well known performer has celebrated many years in show business while wearing many hats.

He is a well known business man in Orlando and owns Ritzy Rags Wigs & More.

This is a local that store caters to a wide variety of people. Tourists for cosmetics, theatrical make up, wigs and more. Actors, clowns, female impersonators and many local entertainers shop there as well.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/major-achievement-leigh-shannon-41-years-in-show-business/

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~~GALLERY~~

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~~Light Of A Clear Blue Morning~~

PULSE ORLANDO 

~~Published on Jul 2, 2016~~

Song and lyrics by Dolly Parton
Light Of A Clear Blue Morning

Used for a fund-raiser for Pulse Night.
July 3rd,2016 United Forever

Hi there,

Please take a peek at new video Joey did.
It will warm your heart and break it at the same time.
I will be doing this number tomorrow at the fundraiser.
Thanks and have a happy SAFE 4th!

Love to all of you …

~Leigh Shannon~

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#OrlandoStrong …. Alton Eugene: ‘Heaven’s Song’ … “!!


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~~July 2, 2016~~ 

ORLANDO STRONG 

It will soon be one month since this awful event.

Tributes and memorials appear every day.

Time continues on its course.

Yet, as we heal, or try to …. the memories remain.

We will heal but we will never forget.

HortyRex©

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Sunday morning, June 12, 2016,  while I was at church my heart was heavy for those who were affected by the horrific shooting that claimed the lives of so many innocent and helpless people.

In the wake of all of it I could only find lyrics & a melody to express what I was feeling and wanted to share with the city of Orlando & The LGBT Community.

I went home and to write began weeping as I was just a few lines in.

Orlando & the LGBT Community, I’m praying that you would have comfort and peace in this time and to know that Love & Grace surround you.

Know that through this song, Heaven & I are hugging you with every melody & every lyric.

~ALTON EUGENE~

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~~Heaven’s Song~~

~~Published on Jun 13, 2016~~

A Tribute To Orlando & The LGBT Community

Orlando & the LGBT Community, I’m praying that you would have comfort and peace in this time and to know that Love & Grace surround you.

We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!!

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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#OrlandoStrong …. “Our City …. PULSE …. “!!


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~~June 30, 2016~~

END OF THE MONTH

We ALL have a PULSE!!

In happened on June 12, as we all know.

As time goes by, we  tend to forget.

Yet, without warning, it hits me like a ton of bricks.

When that happens, my mind wanders to music.

The song pops in my head is Melissa Etheridge’s tribute to the massacre in Orlando.

I’m Puerto Rican.

I’m Latinx.

They were celebrating Latin night.

I could have been there.

The club is less than 30 minutes from my home.

This song says so much.

I’m including a music video that shows live pictures of the reaction of the Orlando community.

Please, bear with me and watch the video.

Hope you enjoy it.

HortyRex©

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In the wake of the unthinkable tragedy in Orlando, Melissa Etheridge found herself processing her pain with a guitar and pen in hand. And out of darkness, she brought a beautiful song entitled “Pulse” into the world. But “Pulse” isn’t just a song, it’s a message of love, an anthem of understanding and a call to forgiveness.

Melissa shared this beautiful moment with us on stage the other night, and we wanted to share her message of love with all of you. We could all use a good cry right now … and a reminder that we are all in this together.

“I think musicians … I think our job is to heal, our job is to put all those emotions in something and send it out and give it a place to where we can all … just breathe … and understand that we’re all humans and we all have a pulse.”

Melissa Etheridge

We ALL are connected through MUSIC!!

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~~GALLERY~~

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~~Pulse~~

Melissa Etheridge

~~Published on Jun 17, 2016~~

Dedicated to the victims of the attack on the Orlando LGBT community.

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Our Pulse Skipped a Beat that Day …. “It skips everyday …. ‘#OrlandoStrong’ …. “!!


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~~June 30, 2016~~

OUR HEARTBEAT CONTINUES TO SKIP

It was in the early hours of June 12, 2016.

The early morning hours were broken by the loud, shattering sound or assault rifle bullets.

A placid, gregarious, fun, Latin night ended in tragedy.

Time moved in slow motion …

almost stood still.

49 beautiful souls lost their lives to the wanton thoughts of a madman.

It’s been almost three weeks …. yet our pulse still continues to skip beats.

HortyRex©

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SKIPPED BEAT

The term “arrhythmia” refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses.

The electrical impulses may happen too fast, too slowly, or erratically – causing the heart to beat too fast, too slowly, or erratically.

Our pulse skipped a beat.

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~~SOURCES~~

Song Tributes to Pulse

We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident

https://blackbutterfly7.wordpress.com/2016/06/18/song-tributes-to-pulse/#more-7227

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~~Pulse~~

Melissa Etheridge

~~Published on Jun 17, 2016~~

Stefanie Saunders

Dedicated to the victims of the terrible attack in Orlando

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~~Melissa Etheridge~~

~~~~Published on Jun 17, 2016~~


 Dedicated to the victims of the attack on the Orlando LGBT community.

After the tragedy in Orlando, Melissa Etheridge created this song “Pulse”.

Proceeds of this song go to Equality Florida. “Pulse” gives a message of love, an anthem of understanding and a call to forgiveness.

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We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!!

We ALL are connected through MUSIC!!

What touches ONE, touches ALL!!

We ALL are ONE!!

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