When Alex was older, Tom says he went on Las Vegas trips
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Tom taught Alex how to gamble during their first trip, went for every Super Bowl. tom's friends brought their sons too
"Ww have an empty seat at our table and there's an empty glass of Jamesson set in front of it" on the trips now
U2 was their favorite band
Tom taught his kids about their Irish heritage, they particularly felt a connection to the U2 song Sunday Bloody Sunday
Tom says he sang that song alone, during the U2 concert in June
Tom Sullivan says he attended the theater with his son several times before the shooting
Tom Sullivan says the pick Theater I, which overlaps with what used to be Theater 9. they sit in row 12, and leave seat 12 open for Alex. "We sit next to him"
Tom says he normally gets up at 2:40a
"That day, we had been watching apparently a news program and when I turned the TV on the lights were flashing and they were outside the Century 16"
Tom Sullivan says he tried to call Alex, and the call went to voicemail
"I wished him happy birthday"
"That was me every half hour from probably 3:15 until 6:30" calling the phone that rang inside the theater
"Terry, my wife, called me at approximately 6:30"