EXCLUSIVE: Glenn Speaks With Orlando Survivor Tony Sanchez

Tony Sanchez, who survived the horrific terrorist attack in Orlando, graciously spoke with Glenn from his hospital bed, just prior to going into surgery Thursday morning. Tony remains in critical but stable condition after being shot four times in the back and in his left arm, which was completely shattered.

During the emotional 20-minute conversation, Tony spoke about the harrowing experience, the doctors' belief in a miracle that spared his internal organs and spinal cord, and the plan God has for him.

Watch a portion of the sobering interview below.

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"What is the prognosis on you? When you were shot in your lower back -- that is so scary -- are you mobile? Will you be able to be mobile again?" Glenn asked.

"So far, they say yes," Tony said. "As far as my arm, they still are trying to reconstruct it because it was --- it was messed up pretty bad. They opened my stomach to see if any organs or my spinal cord was hit by any other bullets. And they consider it a miracle because none of the bullets touched any other organs or the spinal cord."

Tony went on to describe how he and his best friend Luis --- who did not survive --- were about to leave when the sound of bullets erupted.

"So my instinct --- and most everybody's instinct --- was just to fall to the ground and cover themselves," Tony said.

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When he saw the shooter approaching about 20 minutes later, shooting people in the head, Tony buried his head under a couch. He described seeing bodies to his left and right.

"Oh, dear God," Glenn said. "I'm --- I'm --- man, I'm sorry to --- this must be horrible for you to talk about."

The gunman stopped shooting and Tony believed he was in the clear, but he wasn't. He described the awful moments that followed:

He stopped shooting, so I was like, "It's over. Hey, I'm actually pretty much going to make it." I'm hoping it's over and the cops got to him or whatever. But then, like five minutes after, shots were getting fired again. And that's when I don't know where, I felt him shoot my back.

It was very bad because the bullets went through my back, and they came out and hit my arm also. So my arm was destroyed, and all my blood was just coming out of my arm. So it was like a pool of blood from everybody because there was too many people around me.

When police entered and began clearing the space, Tony dragged himself toward the door with his one good arm. That's when someone picked him up and carried him about a block away. He passed out and woke up in the hospital.

"What do you take from all of this personally, Tony? Have you, I mean, I know you're so early in on this, but what is the main thing that keeps going through your head right now?" Glenn asked.

"I just got to keep on fighting. Can't give up. And I thank everybody that's been supporting me. And I just got to keep on pushing forward because if I'm still alive, it's because, you know, God has a plan for me. That's the only thing I could think of," Tony said.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Tony to cover medical expenses, hospital bills, food, counseling and anything the family may need.

"If you want to help with his medical bills, we're all brothers and sisters. Let's take that off their plate," Glenn said.

A GoFundMe campaign has also been established to support all shooting victims and their families. The campaign has already raised nearly $5 million, dwarfing GoFundMe's previous campaign record of just over $2 million.

Featured Image: Tony Sanchez via "Tony Strong" GoFundMe page

Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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