Amazing moment when the woman who shielded mom during Vegas shooting meets the baby she saved

Ksenia Novikova
Mar 26, 2018
09:49 A.M.

The Las Vegas massacre that took place on October 1, 2017, at the Route 91 Harvest festival left behind 58 people killed and almost 900 others injured.


Miriam Lujan, who was seven months pregnant at the moment of the shooting, could have been one of those victims if a complete stranger wouldn’t have helped her get out of the ‘war zone’

According to Pop Sugar, the ‘angel’ gave her a backpack and used her own body to shield and protect her belly from the bullets so neither the baby nor Lujan got hurt by them

One of the most shocking aspects of it was that, after everything stopped, both women didn’t exchange names, which means Lujan could never contact her again to show her gratitude.

Several months later, the Internet helped Lujan finding her angel: Sue Ann Cornwell. They arranged a meeting at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden and Lujan took her baby with her.


The first thing both women did as soon as they saw each other was sharing a warm hug. Xander, Lujan’s baby, began to cry and Cornwell didn’t think twice to hold and calm him down.

Lujan told her baby that ‘auntie Sue Ann’s’ got him and that he could cry all he wanted because they were just happy he was crying. Cornwell revealed that she frequently visits the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden for a reason.

A couple of minutes after helping Lujan during the shooting, she tried to help Denise Burditus, a 50-year-old woman who also attended the concert. Unfortunately, she passed away in the back of Cornwell’s truck.

She later admitted she was glad Lujan and the baby managed to find her because she was looking for them, as well.

‘He's already part of history, and he doesn't even know it. Out of all the ugly, here's this child that survived. One day his mom is going to have a story to tell him.’

Sue Ann Cornwell, Pop Sugar, March 22, 2018.

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