(Reuters) The phone rang about 1 a.m.

Greg Medek was jolted awake. One of his daughter’s friends was on the phone. The news was impossible to comprehend.

Medek’s 23-year-old daughter, Micayla, had been shot at a midnight showing of the new Batman movie in her hometown of Aurora. She’d been there with a group of friends. When the chaos erupted, they made it out. She had not.

For the next 20 hours, Micayla’s family would search for her.

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