A Chicago teenager was fatally shot Friday night just hours after her younger sister sat onstage behind President Obama as he spoke about gun violence.
“I really feel like somebody cut a part of my heart out,” her mother, Angela Blakely, told the Sun-Times.
“I’m just really, truly just trying to process it — knowing that I’m not taking my baby home any more,” Ms. Blakely said.
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