Quotations in the News

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Posted: Nov 26, 2013 4:11 AM

"It just hurts. We negotiated for 444 days and not one time did they agree to anything ... and here they beg for us to negotiate and we do." — Sgt. Rodney "Rocky" Sickmann, 56, of St. Louis, one of 66 Americans held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran at the start of the Iranian revolution in 1979.

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"We don't know if we will ever be whole again, we don't know if we will go a day without pain, we don't know if anything will ever make sense again." — Donna Soto, the mother of slain teacher Victoria Soto, after an investigation into last December's Newtown school shooting did not provide a motive for gunman Adam Lanza.

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"My understanding is that I'm traveling at like the worst time ever. Worst comes to worst, it will be an eight-hour trek down Interstate 90." — Jeff Smidt, who hopes to fly from Toronto to Boston as a severe storm sweeps toward the East Coast.