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    Posted on Nov 28, 2015

    Children Who Lost Parents In 9/11 Sent A Powerful Message Of Hope To Paris

    "I do believe that it is up to us now, because we know what anger and hatred looks like, and we can't add to that anymore."

    Four young adults who were just children when they lost parents in the September 11, 2001 attacks have sent a message of support to the survivors of the recent attacks in Paris in this gut-wrenching video from Vox.

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    "To the people of Paris: Keep spreading love."

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    Terrease Aiken, now 22, was only 8 years old when terrorists attacked New York City in 2001.

    "You don't need to shy away from living your lives."

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    Juliette Candela, now 21, was 6 years old when she lost her father on 9/11.

    "You should never be afraid of any terrorists, because I am telling you that the terrorists are more afraid than you are."

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    Francesca Picerno, now 23, was 9 when her father was killed on 9/11.

    "You don't wanna live your life with hate. You don't want to live your life in anger."

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    Joseph Palombo, 26, was 12 years old on that tragic day in 2001.

    "I know what it's like to have my father killed on national television."

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    "I do believe that it is up to us now, because we know what anger and hatred looks like, and we can't add to that anymore."

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    "People look at you and they shouldn't see tragedy, they should see hope."

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    "You mean so much to society and you are so valuable. And for you to be happy is just what everybody wants to see, and it will give everybody hope. And that's the best, I think, attack that you can have on a terrorist or a terrorist group or anything — to smile, to show your teeth, and to just love life."

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