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Flower tributes for the victims of Monday's bombing are seen at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, Britain, on Friday. (Rui Vieira/AP)
Flower tributes for the victims of Monday's bombing are seen at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, Britain, on Friday. (Rui Vieira/AP)
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Our week in review starts with the tragic bombing in Manchester on Monday night. British Prime Minister Theresa May said, "All acts of terrorism are cowardly attacks on innocent people, but this attack stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice, deliberately targeting innocent, defenseless children and young people who should have been enjoying one of the most memorable nights of their lives."

In Israel this week, President Trump said that he would not call the terrorists monsters. Instead, he said, "I will call them from now on, losers, because that’s what they are. They’re losers."

The youngest victim was Saffie Roussos from Leyland. She was just 8 years old. The headmaster of her school, Chris Upton, called her, "Simply a beautiful little girl, in every aspect of the word. She was loved by everyone."

The Manchester attack in a stadium, full of concert goers, is considered a soft target, and calls up reminders of the Boston Marathon bombings, just over four years ago, also in a place that people least expected.

We also go through a roundup of the week's top education stories, and the end of the Celtics' season.

Guests

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond, minister at the Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain. Executive director of Project HIP-HOP. She tweets @mariamawh.

Tom Keane, former Boston city councilor and contributor to WBUR's Cognoscenti. He tweets @tomkeaneboston.

This segment aired on May 26, 2017.

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