Prayers Up to all affected by the terrorist attacked that occurred at the House of Parliament in London yesterday. One story that really stood out to us was that of Melissa Cochran, 46 and her husband Kurt Cochran, 56 of Utah. The two have been married for twenty-five years and decided that they deserved a major vacation to celebrate their lasting love. They chose to go on a tour of Europe. On that tour, they visited Germany, Ireland, Scotland and London was their last stop. Mr. Cochran had no clue that his last stop would become literal, as he was one of the victims yesterday. Yesterday was another normal day in beautiful London. Everyday people from that part of town and tourist from other parts of the world came to enjoy their day and walk on the bridge. It all changed when terrorist Khalid Masood ran his Hyundai 4x4 into the crowd and jumped out with a knife attacking innocent bystanders.
Kurt Cochran, "was thrown over Westminster Bridge onto a walkway beneath it, when terrorist Khalid Masood mowed him down in his Hyundai 4x4." Cochran died.
His wife Melissa, was seen holding on to a stranger, in shock as blood pour from her head on the pavement. She survived and is currently in a UK hospital being treated for a broken leg and rib. Knowing that London was their last stop on their tour and their departure date should have been today, is even more heartbroken. Their family released a statement: "Our family is heartbroken to learn of the death of our son-in-law, Kurt W. Cochran, who was a victim of Wednesday's terrorist attack in London. Kurt was a good man and a loving husband to our daughter and sister Melissa." "They were in Europe to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary and were scheduled to return to the United States on Thursday,' Mrs Cochran's parents said."
"A mother (image above), who was on her way to collect her children from school was also killed.
Policeman standing guard in New Palace Yard was also stabbed and died at the scene.
Authors Note: We can't ask God why, but what are the odds that after 25 years of marriage, you decide to go on vacation in another country and your life ends there. The good moment to take out of such tragegy is that they enjoyed 25 years of love with each other and from their trip, it shows that they took moments to live life, see the world and for that we are happy. Praying for their families and all affected. Terrorist Khalid Masood, was shot and killed.
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