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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement from Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

On Sunday, April 25, the President and Vice President will travel to Beckley, West Virginia, to participate in a memorial service for the miners lost in the tragedy at Upper Big Branch mine.  President Obama will deliver a eulogy honoring the lives of those who perished and offering his deepest condolences to the loved ones they left behind.