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WASHINGTON — President Obama spoke about the death of Trayvon Martin and recent acquittal of George Zimmerman during Friday’s White House Press briefing.

The president said that the case gave the nation an opportunity for “soul searching” and wondered aloud “Where do we take this?”.

Mr. Obama avoided commenting on the specifics of the case, saying “Once the jury’s spoken, that’s how it works”.

He also offered his condolences to Martin’s family and said “Trayvon Martin could have been me”.

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