Connecticut School Massacre: And Obama Wept As Flags Are Lowered At Half Mast

United States of America President, Barack Obama, couldn’t holds back his tears as he expressed his condolences for those who perished in the Connecticut shooting.

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President Obama: Paused For Close To 13 Seconds To Compose Himself As He Wiped Out A Tear

On Friday morning, 20-year-old Adam Lanza had stormed the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut with guns and shot and killed at least 26 people – including 20 children before committing suicide.

In a sign of respect for the victims of the shooting, Obama issued an official proclamation ordering the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff at the White House, all public buildings and military posts until Dec. 18.

“As a country, we have been through this too many times,” President Obama remarked. “Whether it’s an elementary school in Newtown, or a shopping mall in Oregon, or a temple in Wisconsin, or a movie theater in Aurora, or a street corner in Chicago — these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods, and these children are our children.”

This was the nation’s second-deadliest school shooting, reportedly exceeded only by the Virginia Tech massacre that left 33 people dead in 2007.

on Friday morning, killing at least 26 people — including 20 children.
The gunman who committed suicide at the school has been identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza. Lanza’s mother was a teacher at the school.

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