President Obama’s Eulogy at “Together We Thrive” Tuscon Memorial (Jan. 12, 2011)

January 12, 2011 at 10:59 pm (Life & Politics, Reviews & Articles)

Remarks of President Barack Obama, as delivered today at the “Together We Thrive” memorial service for the victims of the Jan. 8 attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that killed six and wounded 13, including the congresswoman:

“To the families of those we’ve lost; to all who called them friends; to the students of this university, the public servants gathered tonight, and the people of Tucson and Arizona: I have come here tonight as an American who, like all Americans, kneels to pray with you today, and will stand by you tomorrow.

“There is nothing I can say that will fill the sudden hole torn in your hearts. But know this: the hopes of a nation are here tonight. We mourn with you for the fallen. We join you in your grief. And we add our faith to yours that Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the other living victims of this tragedy pull through.

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