"There's no crying, no hysterics," said Ms. Alcorn, 42. "It's going to be loud, it's going to be scary. But we've got each other."
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"I was blown away by that," Ms. Alcorn said. "I kept refreshing the page and refreshing the page and the number kept going up. I went to bed after 1 that night, but I didn't really get any sleep, to be honest."
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