Michelle Obama on Killing of Hadiya Pendleton: ‘I Could Have Been Her’

‘And had she taken a different route home from school that day, or even moved six inches left instead of six inches right when the gunfire started, she could have been me’

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M. OBAMA (reading from 'Becoming'): “Put simply, I could have known her. I could have been her once, even. And had she taken a different route home from school that day, or even moved six inches left instead of six inches right when the gunfire started, she could have been me.”

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