Surviving Bataclan: ‘You have to live life to the full for the people who died’

As rock music played in her kitchen in a Paris suburb, Audrey, 24, was trying to stay positive as she prepared for surgery the following week – her 12th major operation since she was shot during the terrorist attack at the Bataclan concert hall last year.

“I’m really grateful to the doctors who’ve worked so hard to try to save my foot, but I’ve had to come to terms with the fact it might be amputated one day,” she said, with crutches and painkillers nearby. “You just have to keep your spirits up and keep living life to the full, for the sake of all the people who died that night. You can’t give up, you have to live for them, and I think about them all the time.”

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