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Katy Perry Surprises Orlando Shooting Survivor 2016

Nothing Will Prepare You For Katy Perry's Emotional Meeting With an Orlando Shooting Survivor

Following the tragic shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub in June, survivor Tony Marrero made a special appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, and to say it's emotional is a total understatement. After miraculously surviving multiple shots to the back during the shooting, Tony explained to the host that he managed to find strength by listening to Katy Perry's music, specifically her song "Rise." And since Ellen is basically the fairy godmother of surprises, she arranged for Katy to come out on stage and meet Tony. Not only did both of them burst into tears when they saw each other, but Katy took it one step further by offering to pay for his first year at film school. Let's just say, you're definitely going to need some tissues for this one. Be sure to check out Tony's inspiring survival story below.

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