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Blumenthal Statement on Passing of Longtime AP Photographer Bob Child

[HARTFORD, CT] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement following news today that longtime Associated Press photographer Bob Child has passed away:

“For guys like me in front of his camera, Bob Child was not only the consummate pro but a wonderful friend of depth and warmth. He brightened our day no matter how tough the story and he illuminated it with a penetrating insightful eye. My thoughts and heart are with his family.”