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As we struggle to cope with the events in Boston, it helps to remember that in times of tragedy this country shows its true colors.

In the face of unthinkable cruelty, heroes emerged and the unquenchable fire of the human spirit burned brighter than any bomb.

America is better than this – we're better than thugs who want to terrorize and kill.

As we prayer for the victims, always remember that tragedy does not bring us down, it only makes us stand that much taller.