Tamera Mowry Pays Tribute To Her Niece Killed In Thousand Oaks Shooting

Tamera Mowry of The Real took to Instagram on Monday to put up a contented birthday message to her son, but in addition to pay tribute to her niece, who was killed within the latest mass taking pictures in Thousand Oaks, California. Her niece, Alaina, was solely 18 when she was killed, together with 12 others on the Borderline Bar & Grill. Mowry wrote on Instagram: “Happy sixth birthday Aden! Alaina was excited to come back to your party. But as you stated buddy, ‘She lives in your coronary heart now.’ We love you ðŸ’™”

The taking pictures got here simply two weeks after the same tragedy at a Pittsburgh synagogue the place 11 individuals the place killed. The shootings have been simply the latest in an extended collection which have plagued America for years and which, as The New York Times stories, are onerous to know for a lot of the remainder of the world. The Times compiled a collection of feedback from worldwide readers who do not fairly get the US’s unwillingness to crack down on weapons even in spite of everything these shootings. One of their readers in Seoul wrote: “I’m deeply sorry to say this. Gunning down civilians in broad daylight seems like a characteristic of American life.” Another, from London, had this to say: “If you had been somebody dwelling outdoors the U.S. who’s following the information a few new gun bloodbath each different day, would you’re feeling secure and warranted to go to the U.S. as a vacationer, or for enterprise or research? What about permitting your little one to journey there for research or vacation?”

The Thousand Oaks taking pictures was distinctive in that the shooter himself took to Instagram to query why it was really easy for him to do such a factor: “I hope individuals name me insane (two smiley face emojiis) would that simply be a giant ball of irony? Yeah… I am insane, however the one factor you individuals do after these shootings is ‘hopes and prayers’…or ‘maintain you in my ideas’.”