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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:34 PM

First Lady Michelle Obama Will Attend Slain Chicago Teen's Funeral


by Eyder Peralta
February 07, 2013 4:49 PM

First lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who made national news after she was gunned down just a mile from President Obama's Chicago home.

As we reported at the time, Hadiya attended President Obama's inauguration. Her death was mentioned by the White House and during a Senate hearing on gun violence ...

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/02/07/171411944/first-lady-michelle-obama-will-attend-slain-chicago-teens-funeral

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struggle4progress Feb 2013 OP
GETTINGTIRED Feb 2013 #1
CTyankee Feb 2013 #2
DreamGypsy Feb 2013 #3
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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:39 PM

1. R.I.P

....Hadiya.....

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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:43 PM

2. what a sad duty for the First Lady. Malia is 14 and Sasha is 11...same age as two of my

granddaughters...it's a wonder that Michelle can bear to do this...I would probably melt down very quickly...I am heartsick...

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 06:26 PM

3. The current President and First Lady have always shown great respect and empathy...

...for the grieving families of our country.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:14 PM

4. Now that is class.

I hope she stays safe.

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