(CNN) - President Barack Obama on Friday awarded posthumous Congressional Gold Medals to four African-American girls killed in a Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing that became a key and tragic moment of the civil rights movement.
Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, all 14, and Denise McNair, 11, were killed during Sunday services on September 15, 1963, at the 16th Street Baptist Church.
What took place on that date was truely a low point for america. May God,continue to watch over the soul of the four beautiful girls and their family.
St.Paul says "We are ..willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord "(2nd Corinthians 5: 8)
"having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better" (Philippians 1: 23)
As a country, it time for all of us to come together.