Report: Pulse victims need more than the millions raised

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The OneOrlando Fund has raised $23 million and counting for Pulse nightclub shooting victims, but experts say the donations won’t be enough to completely offset the medical and other expenses incurred from the mass shooting, according to a report.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that as generous as the donations have been to help the victims June’s shooting that left 49 dead, that it won’t be enough to cover all of the medical bills, long-term care and lost wages.

Ted Miller, a researcher on the cost of gun violence, said the loss of future earnings for the survivors, including those now disabled, could easily reach $20 million. He also estimates another $16 million for costs associated with quality of life for the survivors.

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