Obama’s Speech; Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
By: Adriana

Hello how are you guys doing today?  I’m petty sure that you guys heard about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.  If you haven’t then I’ll be
telling you about it today.  In December 14, 2012 a gunman called Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary and started shooting the.  He killed his mom, 6 adults and 20 children under the age of 8 years old.

Obama gave a speech regarding the shooting on Sunday, December 16, 2012.  Obama’s speech was touching it made people cry including himself.”We gather here in memory of 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults. They lost their lives in a school that could have been any school in a quiet town full of good and decent people that could be any town in America.
Here in Newtown, I come to offer the love and prayers of a nation. I am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wounded hearts.” He gave his condolences to the families of the people that died. He also told the people of Newton that they were not alone with their grief, “And you must know that whatever measure of comfort we can provide, we will provide. Whatever portion of sadness that we can share with you to ease this heavy load, we will gladly bear it. Newtown, you are not alone.”  He also said thank you to the teachers that gave their lives to protect their students.”Dawn Hochsprung and Mary Sherlach, Vicki Soto, Lauren Rousseau, Rachel Davino and Anne Marie Murphy — they responded as we all hope we might respond in such terrifying circumstances, with courage and with love, giving their lives to protect the children in their care.” Well the shooting took many peoples lives, lives of kids that didn’t get to live at all, lives of people that wanted to keep on living.
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