Slain envoy's legacy 'will live on'
- Published: 25 Sep 2012 at 22.38
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UNITED NATIONS -- President Barack Obama Tuesday eulogized slain US ambassador Christopher Stevens as the epitome of US values and an emblem for the principles for which the United Nations should stand.
Two weeks after Stevens died in an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi amid an outburst of anti-American rage in the Arab world, Obama used his life as the organizing narrative framing his annual speech to the United Nations.
"I would like to begin today by telling you about an American named Chris Stevens,'' Obama told world leaders, as he stood against the marbled backdrop of the UN General Assembly hall.
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