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San Bernardino Shooting Survivor Gets A Special Surprise After Her Home Was Burglarized

Natassa Torralbo, an avid Los Angeles Kings fan, survived the mass shooting in San Bernardino, only to have her beloved team jersey stolen while she was at a vigil for lost colleagues.

Posted on December 10, 2015, at 3:29 p.m. ET

This is Natassa Torralbo, a loyal Los Angeles Kings fan and survivor of the Inland Regional Center shooting in San Bernardino, California.

The San Bernardino shooting on Dec. 2 left 14 people dead and 21 wounded.

Torralbo attended a vigil with her daughter and mother just a few days after the attack to honor her friends and colleagues who perished. But when she returned, she discovered that her house had been burglarized. In addition to jewelry and other items that were stolen, Torralbo noticed that held her beloved Wayne Gretzky jersey was also missing.

"I’m like 'Oh my god! They took my Gretsky jersey?!'" she told Kings Weekly on Fox Sports West. "Who takes an L.A. Kings jersey?"

But on Sunday, L.A. Kings mascot Bailey surprised Torralbo with a special gift at the game.

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It was a jersey to replace the one that was stolen.


Torralbo was at a loss for words in an interview with Fox Sports West.

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"I had no idea," she said through tears. "I'm speechless. I didn’t expect any of this at all. And I’m just so grateful. Thank you."

"Thank you, L.A. Kings," she said. "Go Kings!"


BuzzFeed News has reached out to Torralbo and the L.A. Kings for further comment.

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