During her two-hour visit to the center, Clinton met privately with the families; she read a children's book, "The Rainbow Fish," to pre-schoolers and lobbied hard for tougher federal gun-control and hate-crime laws.
If you need proof that miracles still happen in this world, look no further than Benjamin Kadish.
The rally brought together national, state and local officials to honor the heroes and victims of last week's shooting rampage in Granada Hills.
"As a Jew, I felt an extreme amount of anger and outrage that Jews had been attacked," says Kalish, 46. "I also felt frustration, as a police officer, that we knew the identity of the suspect, but we hadn't yet caught up with him. Yet I did feel a certain amount of optimism and relief that so many people had come together to address the issue."