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In the Las Vegas shooting, we saw the bad. But in its wake, goodness shone through

This dramatic photo of Vancouver couple Quinn Mell-Cobb and Madison Milford taking cover during the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas was seen around the world. Photo by David Becker/Getty Images

Tales from the Las Vegas massacre transfixed social media audiences this week. Here are just a few stories.

Two different definitions of terrorism

Global Toronto anchor Farah Nasser’s thought-provoking look at the definition of terrorism reached about 2.4-million Facebook users and garnered 1 million views.

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It was one of the most-engaging Facebook posts among Canadian news outlets last week, according to analytics service CrowdTangle. The videos were also seen 16,000 times via two tweets.

WATCH: Farah Nasser and 93 others illustrate a disturbing U.S. gun violence stat.

Click to play video: '93: Gun violence in America by the numbers' 93: Gun violence in America by the numbers
93: Gun violence in America by the numbers – Oct 3, 2017

Las Vegas food truck offers free meals to doctors and nurses

The heartwarming tale of a food truck offering free meals outside a Las Vegas hospital was viewed more than 516,000 times on Facebook.

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B.C. man survives bullet in back of the head during Vegas attack

This Global BC tale of a Canadian man’s survival against great odds garnered about 48,000 comments, likes and shares and reached 605,000 people on one Facebook post alone.

WATCH: 30-year-old Braden Matejka of British Columbia speaks from his hospital room.

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Canadian shooting survivor recounts horror in Las Vegas – Oct 4, 2017

 ‘He saved me’: Girlfriend of man killed in Vegas describes his final moments

Jordan McIldoon was one of the Canadians who didn’t make it. A heartbreaking story about his last moments prompted about 43,000 comments, reactions and shares on social media.

Click to play video: 'Girlfriend of B.C. victim of Las Vegas shooting remembers “love of her life”' Girlfriend of B.C. victim of Las Vegas shooting remembers “love of her life”
Girlfriend of B.C. victim of Las Vegas shooting remembers “love of her life” – Oct 3, 2017

The photo that captured the chaos

Finally, a powerful image of Vancouver’s Quinn Mell-Cobb shielding his girlfriend Madison Milford on the ground amid the chaos of the attack struck a chord with the Global News Instagram audience, making it the most-viewed post of the year on our @globalnews account. “This picture is a beautiful example of love,” said one commenter.

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