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At Ft. Hood, Obama mourns shooting rampage victims
At Ft. Hood, Obama mourns shooting rampage victims

FT. HOOD, Texas — For the second time in five years, President Obama came to this sprawling Army post to console a community all too familiar with death, to offer a nation's condolences and to remind soldiers and their families of the healing power of love. The president stood on a platform under bright sun and blue skies, reciting the names of the three soldiers who were killed in a shooting rampage last week. Before him stood their portraits, boots, rifles and helmets, what are known as "battlefield crosses." Like the 576 Ft. Hood soldiers who died at war since 2003 and the 13 more killed in another mass shooting at the post, Obama said, "Their passing...

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