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Osama Bin Laden Dead, Obama Announces

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« Reply #30 on: May 02, 2011, 02:23:33 am »

Today 2:18 AM Students React To Bin Laden's Death: 'It's Gonna Be The 4th Of July Until The 4th Of July'

HuffPost's Leah Finnegan reports:

Paige Lavender was in math class when a friend ran in and said four ominous words: "We're going to war." It was Sept. 11, 2001. Two planes had just careened into the World Trade Center. Lavender was in the 7th grade.

Sunday, Lavender, now a senior at the University of West Virginia, received a phone call from her boyfriend telling her that the president was going to make an unusual speech that night. The journalism major immediately went to Twitter, where unconfirmed reports of Osama bin Laden's death were clotting the feed. When Obama formally announced the world's most wanted terrorist's death at 11:35 p.m., Lavender said she got chills.

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