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PHOTOS: Remembering the victims of the Orlando Shooting

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The world is mourning the loss the 49 people who were gunned down in an Orlando nightclub over the weekend. In the hours that have passed since the shooting, authorities have identified most of the 49 victims. 

The family and friends of some of those killed have offered pictures and background information on their loved ones. 

Edward Sotomayor Jr. was known to his friends as "Top Hat Eddie" and honored him on social media by using emojis of black hats. 

20-year-old Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo was a dancer and a local barista. Stanley Almodovar was a pharmacy technician loved by his family, who said the last thing he posted on social media was a video of him laughing and singing on the way to Pulse. 

Luis S. Vielma worked at Universal Studios in Orlando on the Harry Potter ride, prompting Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to tweet out "I can't stop crying" when she heard the news. 

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Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera recently moved to Florida from Puerto Rico for a chance at a better life. His roommate told a local paper he was surprised Ortiz-Rivera was even at the club because he was "not usually a club-scene person." 

37-year-old Kimberly Morris worked at the nightclub as a bouncer and moved to Florida from a Hawaii a few months back to help her mother and her grandmother. 

30-year-old Eddie Jamoldroy Justice's mother spent an agonizing day looking for him after he texted her from the club while the shooting was happening. "Mommy I love you" he said followed by "In club they shooting." His texts suddenly went quiet after he said the gunman was in their bathroom hideout. 

Anthony Luis Laureanodisla was born in Puerto Rico and had settled in Orlando according to his Facebook. "You didn't deserve it" one person wrote on his page after finding out he was among the dead. 

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Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega was a Puerto Rican journalist. "He was a great assistant producer. ... Jonathan will be missed dearly," NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Chairman Cesar Conde said in a statement released by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

21-year-old Cory James Connell was leaving the nightclub with his girlfriend when the gunman walked in. Connell's girlfriend survived the attack. 

32-year-old Deonka Deidra Drayton was a bartender working at the club who loved basketball. 

Miguel Angel Honorato managed a Mexican restaurant in Sanford, Florida and was "an excellent person,boss and friend" according to a fellow employee. 

The youngest victim identified is 19-year-old college student Jason Benjamin Josaphat. 

A list of all of the victims identified as of Monday morning, include:

  • Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old
  • Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old
  • Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old
  • Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old
  • Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old
  • Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old
  • Luis S. Vielma, 22 years old
  • Kimberly Morris, 37 years old
  • Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old
  • Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old
  • Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32 years old
  • Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 years old
  • Anthony Luis Laureanodisla, 25 years old
  • Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35 years old
  • Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50 years old
  • Amanda Alvear, 25 years old
  • Martin Benitez Torres, 33 years old
  • Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37 years old
  • Mercedez Marisol Flores, 26 years old
  • Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado, 35 years old
  • Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez, 25 years old
  • Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez, 31 years old
  • Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26 years old
  • Enrique L. Rios, Jr., 25 years old
  • Miguel Angel Honorato, 30 years old
  • Javier Jorge-Reyes, 40 years old
  • Joel Rayon Paniagua, 32 years old
  • Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19 years old
  • Cory James Connell, 21 years old
  • Juan P. Rivera Velazquez, 37 years old
  • Luis Daniel Conde, 39 years old
  • Shane Evan Tomlinson, 33 years old
  • Juan Chevez-Martinez, 25 years old
  • Jerald Arthur Wright, 31 years old
  • Leroy Valentin Fernandez, 25 years old
  • Tevin Eugene Crosby, 25 years old
  • Jonathan Antonio Camuy Vega, 24 years old
  • Jean C. Nives Rodriguez, 27 years old
  • Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33 years old
  • Brenda Lee Marquez McCool, 49 years old
  • Yilmary Rodriguez Sulivan, 24 years old
  • Christopher Andrew Leinonen, 32 years old
  • Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28 years old
  • Frank Hernandez, 27 years old
  • Paul Terrell Henry, 41 years old
  • Antonio Davon Brown, 29 years old
  • Christopher Joseph Sanfeliz 24 years old

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