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A Survivor of the Aurora Theater Shooting Remembers the Love of Her Life

Season 1 Episode 103
Aired on 02/22/2015 | CC tv-14
In July 2012, 24-year-old Alex Teves and his girlfriend, Amanda Lindgren, were attending the midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater when a gunman entered and opened fire. Alex heroically jumped in front of Amanda, saving her life. Tragically, Alex was one of 12 people killed that night.

Now, filmmaker Jonas Elrod is meeting with Amanda to help her learn how to move forward in a way that allows her to always carry her love for Alex in her heart. During her first meeting with Jonas, Amanda opens up about her love story with Alex. "I feel like it was love at first sight," she says. "He never, ever didn't put a smile on my face."

In the video above, watch to see how Alex and Amanda met and fell in love.

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