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Oct. 25, 2023: How life experiences shaped Mayor Yemi Mobolade; Survivor stories from Club Q

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Yemi Mobolade raises his right hand as he’s sworn in as Colorado Springs’ mayor at the Pioneers Museum on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.

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We sit down with Colorado Springs Mayor Yemi Mobolade to talk about how his childhood in Nigeria shaped who he is today. First, Thomas James survived the mass shooting at Club Q. He also helped take down the attacker. Today, he reflects on that decision and why he doesn't consider himself a hero.