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Survivor in WDBJ shooting talks about coping, looking ahead

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Vicki Gardner was being interviewed by reporter Alison Parker in August when a man opened fire. Vicki Gardner was being interviewed by reporter Alison Parker in August when a man opened fire.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB/CNN) -- The sole survivor of a Virginia shooting that happened on live TV says she's looking forward to getting back to work.

Vicki Gardner was being interviewed by reporter Alison Parker in August when a man opened fire. 

Gardner was hurt, while Parker and her cameraman, Adam Ward, were killed by a former station employee.

"I dropped to the ground. I had not been hit. I laid very still. He did come back, and he did shoot me. It is my mental thought that he had run out of bullets. I think he would have continued to shoot," Gardner said.

Gardner is done having surgery and she says the shooting doesn't haunt her.

In fact, she wakes up every morning enthusiastic about what's ahead and plans to go back to work next month.

You can see more from her interview with CNN in the player above. 

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