In the wake of a devastating shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival, one carpenter felt each of the 58 victims should be honoured individually.
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On October 1, Stephen Paddock, 64, killed at least 58 people and injured at least 500 after firing on a crowd of 22,000 at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Greg Zanis, a carpenter from Aurora, Ill., set up 58 crosses on the south end of the Las Vegas strip to commemorate the lives lost in the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.
Local news reports state that Zanis drove over 1,800 miles with the crosses. WGN9 reports that Zanis has made over 20,000 crosses throughout his career for homicide and shooting victims, though this is the largest installation he’s ever made at once.
“This …