How Joe Biden tried to consolation the victims of Lewiston’s mass capturing

LEWISTON, Maine — President Joe Biden supplied each comforting and lighthearted phrases Friday to households of victims and survivors 9 days after the capturing right here that killed 18 individuals and injured 13 others at a bowling alley and bar.

The spouse of Josh Seal, a pacesetter within the deaf neighborhood and father of 4 who died whereas enjoying cornhole with buddies at Schemengees Bar and Grille Restaurant, was amongst those that met Friday night with the president and his spouse, Jill Biden, at Geiger Elementary Faculty, after the couple visited each mass capturing places and likewise met with first responders.

“All I’ve to say is that the President and the First Girl had variety and comforting phrases to say to our household and gave my youngsters one thing to look ahead to,” Elizabeth Seal wrote in a textual content message.