"The bomb went out and they both ran towards me," he said. "I know there will be another bomb because there are always these things."
The 61-year-old US investment banker is both inconvenient after their death and tortured by what he can do differently, facing the impossible work of protecting his children from the a desire to seek.
"Maybe it should have remained and covered them with my body," he said about the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that seized seven buildings in three cities in Sri Lanka. Officials said more than 300 people were killed and hundreds injured.
Just a short while breakfast buffet is still alive, Amelie, 15, gets her father's food. "My children are very nice, they dropped off the buffet before me and got the food for me and filled my plate," he said. "And I want a little drink, I'll take it, my daughter said, & # 39; I can not get it. & # 39;"
Both are happy expressions of how young people desire to help others, as described by their brother David, 21.
Daniel, 19, volunteered to assist the orphan in Ethiopia and Amelie is a source of great strength and love for their family. US-UK civilians joined their father on vacation in Sri Lanka. Their mother and two siblings stayed at home.
In the home of the London family, luggage is packed in the hallway. The 12-year-old brother of the victim, Ethan, scrolled into family computer pictures. In the morning, he shouted and said that he wanted his siblings back. David holds Amelie's smartphone, a hole through which it must be a ball bearing from the blast.
After the second explosion at Shangri-La, Matt Linsey ran into their injured bodies
They were both unaware, "she says." My daughter seems to be moving, my son. A woman has offered to take my daughter to the ambulance room. I needed help moving my son. "In her daughter's mind was in safe hands and more hurt, Linsey traveled with her son to the hospital ambulance.
There he tried to revive his son, who was not successful. "I tried to massage his heart," said the father.
She tried to find her daughter, she explained, her voice was a whisper of fatigue. "This is the hardest part … because I shouted for help. That's why my voice got lost. "In the middle of the hospital, Linsey found Amelie's life-free beneath a hospital sheet.
" People are helpful, "he said. hospital staff. "These were only facilities, they did their best."
He recalled how a doctor in Sri Lanka helped him to get to the US Embassy, where staff was "incredible," including the Marine named Wolf, who got him on an airplane for eight hours. He could have done little to help his children, despite the ongoing threat.
] When asked if he was full of anger for the vicious murder of his two little children, he said a song his daughter thought.
"My daughter and I, one of our favorite song is a song called & # 39; Love is the Answer & # 39 ;, "says Matt Linsey. "When my father died, my daughter and I – we just sang 6. Yes, you want the government to do what they have to do to stop these people. [to] People in including the end: Love is the ultimate answer, and helping people. "