When President Barack Obama spoke on Sunday after meeting with victims of the Aurora shooting and their families at the University of Colorado Hospital, he told the amazing story of Stephanie Davies and Allie Young:
She was shot in the neck, and it punctured a vein and immediately she started spurting blood. And apparently as she dropped down on the floor, Stephanie — 21 years old — had the presence of mind to drop down on the ground with her, pull her out of the aisle, place her fingers over where she — where Allie had been wounded, and applied pressure the entire time while the gunman was still shooting.
Obama continued: “Because of Stephanie’s timely actions, I just had a conversation with Allie downstairs, and she is going to be fine.”
Now, we have a photo of the meeting where that conversation took place, with the president hugging Stephanie and Allie recuperating: