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Disneyland cast member Carrie Barnette among those killed in Las Vegas

By in Press Enterprise on October 3, 2017

By Joseph Pimentel

  • File Photo: Destiny Calderon (right) and Carrie Barnette (second to right) celebrating leap year at Disneyland in 2012. Barnette was one of the victims in a mass shooting in Las Vegas. (Photo by ARMANDO BROWN, Contributing Photographer)

  • Carrie Barnette, 34, was one of those listed as killed in the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. She worked at Disney California Adventure in Anaheim. (Photo by Janice Chamber)

    Carrie Barnette, 34, was one of those listed as killed in the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. She worked at Disney California Adventure in Anaheim. (Photo by Janice Chamber)

  • Carrie Barnette, a 10 year Disneyland Resort employee, was one of the victims of a mass shootings during a country music concert in Las Vegas. (Courtesy: Destiny Calderon)

    Carrie Barnette, a 10 year Disneyland Resort employee, was one of the victims of a mass shootings during a country music concert in Las Vegas. (Courtesy: Destiny Calderon)

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Whenever Carrie Barnette saw a hummingbird, she’d stop and marvel at the little creature.

The bird always reminded her of her grandparents who had passed away, friends and family said.

Now, her friends and family with whom she shared that personal detail, will see hummingbirds and think of her.

Barnette, who attended Pacifica High in Garden Grove and worked at Disney California Adventure, was among the 59 people killed at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night, her friends, family and The Walt Disney Co. officials confirmed Monday. Barnette, who lived in Riverside, was 34.

“She was a ray of sunshine,” said Destiny Calderon, 31, who several years ago worked with Barnette at Disney California Adventure. “She always had a smile. If […]    

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