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Jenna Bush Hager shares moving motherhood message after Orlando shooting

Over the weekend, Jenna Bush Hager and family celebrated an important event — her 10-month-old daughter, Poppy, was baptized.

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Jenna Bush Hager, talk in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, during an appearance as feature speakers at the Girls Inc. fundraiser luncheon.

But shortly after marking that joyous occasion, a tragic mass shooting took place in Orlando — the deadliest in the nation's history — and her thoughts turned to mothers who are now mourning.

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"Hours after we baptized Poppy, one man took the lives of so many (mothers') children," the mom of two wrote in a moving message on Instagram. "Hard to hold my precious, innocent babes and know the world is filled with hate."

A photo of both of her girls, Poppy and 3-year-old Mila, accompanied the message.

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"Let's pray and advocate for our leaders to make change to keep our kids safe," she urged in the message.

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