When Isobel Bowdery, 22, showed up to a rock concert on a Friday night at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, she describes the atmosphere as "happy," adding everybody was dancing and smiling.
On that Friday night, 129 people died in a series of attacks in Paris. The death toll only keeps rising as another 350 were injured-- many of them with severe trauma.
The 22-year-old South African student described her experience as a concertgoer-later-hostage in a Facebook post that has now gone viral, with millions around the world expressing condolences.
Bowdery survived the attack inside the Bataclan theatre-- where at least 80 people were killed-- by playing dead, she wrote.
you never think it will happen to you. It was just a friday night at a rock show. the atmosphere was so happy and...