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Obama speaks of healing, resilience in Boston

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 01:42

April 18 - U.S. President Barack Obama speaks of healing and resilience as a manhunt continues to find those responsible for Boston Marathon bombings. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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As a manhunt continues for those responsible for a devastating bombing of the Boston marathon which killed three people and wounded 176, President Barack Obama delivers a message of comfort and hope at an interfaith memorial service in Boston. (SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAYING: "Our prayers are with the injured. so many wounded, some gravely. as you begin this long journey of recovery, your city is with you, as you learn to stand and walk, and yes, run again." He said those who might want to terrorize Americans picked the wrong place to do it. (SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAYING: "If they sought to intimidate us, to terrorize us to shake us from those values that Duvall described, the values that make us who we are as Americans, it should be pretty clear right now that they picked the wrong city." Obama is due to meet families of victims of the bombing and first responders while in Boston.

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Obama speaks of healing, resilience in Boston

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 01:42