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    ...Hadiya's father, Nathaniel Pendleton, at a news conference to announce that a $11,000 reward was being offered for information leading to arrests of the girl's killer.

    "They took the light of my life," Pendleton said, fighting back tears. "This guy, whoever he was, the gunman, man you took the light of my life. Just look at yourself and just know that you took a bright person, an innocent person, a non-violent person.

    Shaking his head and collecting himself, he continued, "This kid didn't like violence at all, didn't even like to fight, avoided a fight, moved away from anything that was not positive. She was a majorette, just came back from the inauguration. She was destined for great things and you stripped that from her."

    The choice of our lifetime: Mitt Romney, It Takes A Pillage or President Barack Obama, Forward Together.

    by FiredUpInCA on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 01:31:24 PM PST

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