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President Obama Addresses Nation on CT Shooting

Dec 14, 2012|

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I offered governor Malloy my condolences. On behalf of the nation and made it clear he will live. Every single resource that he needs to investigate this heinous crime. Care to the victims. Counsel. Their families. We've indoors too many of these tragedies in the past few years. And each time Meyer learned the news. -- react. Not as a president but as anybody else what. -- -- -- And that was especially true today. I know there's not a parent in America. Who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that I do. The majority of those who died today were children. Beautiful kids between the ages of five and ten years old. They have their entire lives ahead of them. Birthdays. And graduation it's. -- Kids of their -- Among the following were also teachers. Men and women who devoted their lives to helping our children. Fulfill their dreams. Sore hearts are broken today. For the parents. And grandparents. Sisters and Brothers of these little children. And for the families of the adults who lost. Our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. For as blessed as fair to have their children home tonight. They know that their children's innocence has been. Torn away from the tour and there are no words that will ease their pain. As a country we have been through this too many times. Whether it's an elementary school in new human -- -- shopping mall and organ eye. Or temple and Wisconsin. Or a movie theater in the war or a street corner in Chicago these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods. And these children are children. We're gonna have come together and take meaningful action. To prevent more tragedies like this regardless of the politics. This evening Michelle -- do what I know every parent in America. Boulder which is our virtual little tighter. And we'll tell them that we love them. And more money each other how deeply we love one another. But there are families in Connecticut who cannot do that tonight. And they need all of us right now. In our days to come that a community needs us to be at our best as Americans. And I will do everything in my power as president to help. Because -- nothing can fill the space. Of a lost child or loved one. All of us can extend a hand to those in need. To remind them that we are there for them. That we are praying for them. That's what they felt for those they lost indoors not just in their memories but also. In hours. May god bless the memory of the victims. And in the words of scripture. -- broken hearted. And by -- up there won't.