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President's response to Connecticut Tragedy

Friday, December 14, 2012

I don't think I have ever been so moved by a speech by a public person. The president was obviously speaking from his heart and as a parent. Here is a link in case you haven't seen it.
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NASFKAB 12/16/2012 4:29AM

  thanks for sharing very moving

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LADYIRISH317 12/16/2012 12:31AM

    I saw the speech and was deeply moved by it.

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 12/15/2012 4:24AM

    emoticon

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SUSANBEAMON 12/15/2012 1:58AM

  i am comforted by our presidents' words. this is a sad bad day, one of too many.

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JUDYAMK 12/14/2012 11:12PM

    Our President is hurting as much as the entire nation,he is trying to comfort us.
Judy

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SYLPHINPROGRESS 12/14/2012 11:12PM

    The simplicity and honesty of the president's speech were greatly affecting.

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SLIMINDOWN31 12/14/2012 10:52PM

    emoticon

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IAMAGEMLOVER 12/14/2012 10:48PM

    I watched news coverage of the shooting since 11 am. I live not 40 minutes from Newtown. I was moved by the presdidents speech. The channel that I was listening to said that he cut the speech short because he was overcome with emotion. Lt. Vance, who I know personally, said grief counselors were brought in and it is mandatory for the first responders to see them. Many on the town police force had children in that school or knew of families that did. There is a rumor, not confirmed, that an officer broke down when he saw a body of a relative, a child in kindergarten. I don't understand what is happening in our country.

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DIANAHALLOCK 12/14/2012 10:45PM

    Today he was a parent and grieving with all of us.

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ELSCO55 12/14/2012 10:41PM

    Thanks

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