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Mass shooting victim's father on preventing the next tragedy




Richard Martinez in Port San Luis Obispo, Calif., a place he and his son Christopher Michael Martinez loved to visit together.
Richard Martinez in Port San Luis Obispo, Calif., a place he and his son Christopher Michael Martinez loved to visit together.
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President Obama is in San Bernardino on Friday to meet with families of victims of the mass shooting earlier this month. 

For those who lost loved ones on December 2nd, the grief is likely still very raw and very deep. 

To what extent private face time with the President can help alleviate that grief is unclear. 

For more on how that sorrow feels and what it's like to meet with political leaders in the wake of such a tragedy, we turn to Richard Martinez.

Martinez's 20-year-old son Christopher died in a mass shooting in Isla Vista, California, last year.