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Remembering The Orlando Shooting Victims

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

And we've been hearing many other stories today about the rest of the victims of yesterday's attack.

KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:

Twenty-six-year-old Oscar Aracena and 31-year-old Simon Carrillo were at the nightclub together. A close friend described them on Facebook as two great and beautiful human beings.

CORNISH: Oscar and Simon had just bought a house together. Norkis Fernandez-Valdez was their realtor and friend. She wrote this in a Facebook post - (reading) I remember the excitement we all felt at the closing of your new home, our dinners there, the arepas you made for me with so much love. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.