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Newtown Mom Recalls 'Boy Who Would Never Come Home'

Francine Wheeler fills in for Obama in weekly address, pushes gun laws

(Newser) - Newtown mother Francine Wheeler delivered the president's weekly radio address today to make an emotional plea for tougher gun laws, reports ABC News . Wheeler, who lost her 6-year-old son in the shooting, appeared with her husband, David. The Guardian has the full transcript. Some key spots:
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Newtown Mom to Give Obama's Weekly Address

Francine Wheeler will try to keep up pressure for gun laws

(Newser) - The president's weekly radio address tomorrow will probably get more attention than usual, precisely because it won't be the president delivering it. Instead, the mother of one of the young Newtown victims will fill in, reports USA Today . Francine Wheeler, whose 6-year-old son Ben was killed at Sandy... More »

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