"At first I was a complete coward, hiding under the desk. I thought maybe they have guns, maybe people are going to start shooting us. We were praying."
Their timing would have put them in the line of fire if it weren't for a friend who wanted a snack before reaching the airport. The slight delay very well may have saved their lives.
According to Harper,
"If we had arrived one minute earlier, we would have been right inside, right where it happened.....at the counter I was going to. I'm just so grateful."
The Islamic State claimed a death toll of at least 30.