Transcript for Thousands Mourn Shooting Victims at UCSB
Reporter: Lara, good morning to you. That stadium was filled to capacity. Tens of thousands of students came to grieve this morning. Classes will be back in session. But this student body is not yet back to Normal. Thousands pouring into the university of California Santa Barbara stadium xdtuesday, for a memorial remembering the 6 killed and 13 wounded during that deadly rampage that rocked this small college town to its core. Why have such a beautiful place and such beautiful people been hurt in thisñi way? For as long as we hold them in our hearts, they are not gone. Reporter: At the podium, university of California president and former U.S. Homeland security secretary, Janet Napolitano. And the father of victim Crist myr er if michaels-martinez, an only child killed when Elliot Rodger opened fire in this deli. If you agree that the people in Washington should hear that not one more person should have to die, when I raise my hand, I want you to shout so loud. Not one more. Not one more. Reporter: Martinez, Reading statements on behalf of the families of Rodger's roommate and his friend.çó found stabbed to death in their apartment, with another roommate. Earlier in the day, sorority members holding hands outside of the house, where two of their sisters, Katherine cooper and Veronika Weiss, were shot to death. And still, so many questions about whether anyone could stop Rodger from carrying out the plat he laid out in a manifesto called "My twisted world." Now, the students ready to return for their final two weeks of school with this hope. That was a resounding cheer we heard out here. Now, those classroom doors will open in just a few hours. We will see memorials out here all week long. There will be counselors on-hand for it all. This is a campus that will continue to grieve for a very long time to come. It is going to take a long time to recover.
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