• Son Collapses in Tears at Funeral of Mother Who Protected Him From Bullets in Orlando (photos)

    Son Collapses in Tears at Funeral of Mother Who Protected Him From Bullets in Orlando (photos)

    Brenda Lee Marquez-McCool was dancing with her son Isaiah Henderson at Pulse nightclub when shots rang out over the blaring music.

    Instead of running away, she threw herself on her son, shielding him from shooter Omar Mateen.

    She died protecting her son, pictured in the middle crying

    McCoo, 49, was a two-time cancer survivor. Her sister-in-law Ada Pressley told the New York Daily News that

    McCool saw gunman Omar turn his assault rifle at her and her son and said:

    “Get down,’ to Isaiah and […]