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Country Star Jason Aldean Issues Rallying Cry For Unity Following Vegas Tragedy

Aldean was onstage Sunday when a gunman shot at a crowded music festival

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    After the mass shooting at a country music concert that left scores dead and hundreds injured in Las Vegas, stories of heroism have come to light.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017)

    Country star Jason Aldean says he's praying for the victims of the Las Vegas shootings, saying his "heart aches" and issuing a rallying cry for Americans to come together.

    The singer writes something has "changed" in the world, making it "the kind of place I am afraid to raise my children in."

     

    Over the last 24 hrs I have gone through lots of emotions. Scared, Anger, Heartache, Compassion and many others. I truely dont understand why a person would want to take the life of another. Something has changed in this country and in this world lately that is scary to see. This world is becoming the kind of place i am afraid to raise my children in. At the end of the day we arent Democrats or Republicans, Whites or Blacks, Men or Women. We are all humans and we are all Americans and its time to start acting like it and stand together as ONE! That is the only way we will ever get this Country to be better than it has ever been, but we have a long way to go and we have to start now. My heart aches for the Victims and their families of this Senseless act. I am so sorry for the hurt and pain everyone is feeling right now and there are no words i can say to to take that pain away. Just know u all are in my heart and my prayers as we all go through this together. Time to come together and stop the hate! #stopthehate #prayforlasvegas

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    "At the end of the day we aren't Democrats or Republicans, whites or blacks, men or women. We are all humans and we are all Americans and it's time to start acting like it and stand together as one!"

    Aldean was onstage Sunday when a gunman shot at a crowded music festival.

    "My heart aches for the victims and their families of this senseless act," Aldean wrote on Instagram, adding: "Time to come together and stop the hate!"