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In recent years, several media outlets have taken to calling President Obama the ‘Mourner-in-Chief’ due to the frequency with which he addresses the nation following fatal incidents of mass gun violence. In Loss, artist Dawn Kim compiles the reflective silences in Obama’s public remarks following acts of violence that have become horrifyingly routine.
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the youngest victims of the Sandy Hook shootings. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)