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Family of Boston victim says they are 'devastated'

The family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell has said they were "devastated" by the loss of their daughter today following President Obama's visit to the city. In a statement in the Boston.com, they said:

Our family is devastated by the loss of our daughter Krystle. She was an incredible and loving sister, daughter, niece, granddaughter and friend. Her presence will be missed more deeply than words can express.

We are so grateful for the efforts of the first responders, doctors, nurses and the many other individuals who aided not only Krystle, but the many others who were injured or killed in Monday’s senseless attack.

Furthermore, we are thankful for the outpouring of prayers, love, and support from our friends and families, the great community of Medford, the City of Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the nation and the world.

At this time, we ask to be allowed to grieve privately and thank everyone for your understanding.

– The Campbell Family

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