Monday marks six months since Pulse nightclub shooting

- Monday at 2:02 a.m. marks six months since the Pulse nightclub shooting.

It's where 49 people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded. Now, Pulse is a place of remembrance. It’s also a symbol of resilience and resolve.

Denise Gonzales remembers the nights she spent here with friends and the fun they had at a place where nobody ever got judged.

“People just treated you so well,” she says, “and I'm a straight woman, and I loved going. I support my LGBT community - friends, family, all of them.”

For the first time, she brought her 9-year-old daughter, Jaslene, to Pulse.

“I feel bad for the people who lost family members, sisters, brothers, friends and people they loved,” Jaslene says.

They walked along the fence, looking at the murals and memorials, along with the others who thought of Pulse as a place of joy and sanctuary, like Peter Segreve. He's relocating north in a little while, but wanted to visit Pulse one last time.

“This was the first club I ever went to,” Segreve says, “and met some of my best friends I've ever met here. So, I have so many happy memories here.”

He says it's always important to keep on dancing.

“I don't think the perpetrator will win because love conquers all, so we can be sad and mourn, but we need to go out and dance again, have fun, remember those happy memories.”

It's the memories that make Lori King support Pulse owner Barbara Poma's hope to re-open the club in a different location.

“I think it's gonna be a great idea,” King says, “not to keep it here, but put it somewhere else and keep the name the same. I think that's a phenomenal idea.”

They say Pulse was a special place for Orlando's LGBT community and it would be great to have that once again.

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