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8:01 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Reaction to bin Laden's Death

Oklahoma City, OK – Victim's brother content with bin Laden death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma state Sen. Andrew Rice whose brother was killed in the September 2001 terrorist attacks says he's content and satisfied with the death of Osama bin Laden.

Rice says he was watching TV with his wife when his mother called to tell him of a pending announcement. He says hearing the announcement of bin Laden's death was "surreal" and that a part of him never believed bin Laden would be caught.

Rice's brother David was in the second World Trade Center building to be hit by a hijacked airplane on Sept. 11, 2001. He telephoned his parents to say the scene was chaotic.

Andrew Rice says it appeared his brother was trying to make his way out of the building when it collapsed.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.