Richmond residents react to Osama bin Laden’s death
on May 3, 2011
For nearly ten years since the tragic attacks of 9/11 occurred, White House officials have worked with CIA members and the military to capture or kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. On Sunday night, President Barack Obama announced that bin Laden had been killed in a raid on his compound in Abbottabad, Pakisatan.
Richmond Confidential scoured the streets to ask people for their opinion about bin Laden’s death. Local residents from bus operators to students reacted to the news and shared their views on whether they feel safer now that the nation’s most wanted man is dead.
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