Top talkers of 2012: ‘Our hearts are broken today’

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By msnbc staff
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in...
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in...
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December 14, 2012:

President Obama took on the dual role of Commander and Comforter in Chief when speaking about the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting hours after the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. The nation came together around #PrayForNewtown, collectively mourning the loss of 27 people, including 20 young school children. Thousands of you shared your messages of support, shock, and sorrow on our Facebook page.


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Top talkers of 2012: 'Our hearts are broken today'

Updated