“Thanks my friend, for having relieved the pain of our community “. Like this Tony Gonzales, member of the House of Representatives American for the state of Texasgreeted on Twitter the visit of Matthew McConaughey to Uvaldea few days later the slaughter that shocked the world. The American actor, who was born in the town theater of the massacrehe met in fact the families of the victims.
“You brought faces smilingAdded Gonzales, posting a photo of the Hollywood star in the middle of one ten people. What they said to each other is not known: they have certainly been remembered the 21 victims – 19 children and two adults – who died in the shooting at the Robb Elementary school, where the killer Salvador Ramos, on the basis of audio evidence, «shot over a hundred shots“.
«Once again we have tragically proved that we are not responsible for the rights that our freedoms guarantee us, ”wrote McConaughey. “Every American look in the mirror longer and deeper and ask: “What what we appreciate truly? What small sacrifices can we individually make today, for preserve a nationa healthier and safer state and neighborhood tomorrow? ‘
For the star, in short, one cannot continue to act as if nothing has happened: “We can’t, for the umpteenth time, sigh, look for excuses and accept these tragic realities. It is an epidemic that we can control. And wherever we decide to stay, we all know that we can do more. It is necessary to take measures so that no parent has to face what they are going through anymore Uvalde’s parents“.
To think that McConaughey had taken last year in serious consideration the idea of run for governor of Texas: then, although the polls were on his side, he preferred to stay out of politics. But in situations like this, he is keen to do hear his voice: on social media and live.
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Source: Vanity Fair