Clinton: Oklahoma City's response to bombing 'changed America'

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April 22, 2010, 7:18 am
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(NECN/KOCO: Oklahoma City, Okla.) - Former President Bill Clinton, receiving an award for his work in helping survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing, praised the community for its response to the deadly bombing.

"Oklahoma City reminded us that how we respond to what happens to us determines who we are and shows the world our identity," Clinton said.  "Oklahoma City changed America cause of how you responded."

He was the recipient of the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum's sixth annual Reflections of Hope award.  Clinton also took home a check for $25,000 to benefit his organization, the William J. Clinton Foundation.

Clinton was president when American terrorists bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, killing 168 people and injuring hundreds more.

Material courtesy of CNN. Video courtesy of KOCO.

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