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Blake Shelton Comforts Mourning Massachusetts School

Blake Shelton, 2015
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Blake Shelton performs onstage during day 1 of the Big Barrel Country Music Festival on June 26, 2015 in Dover, Del. 

One of country music's biggest stars is comforting a Massachusetts school mourning the deaths of three students.  

Blake Shelton recorded a minute-long message that was included in a longer tribute video to the Quaboag (KWAY'-bog) Regional Middle/High School students who died in a Nov. 6 car crash in West Brookfield.  

Shelton's brother died in a crash nearly three decades ago.  

Shelton said in the message: "I can understand how you guys feel. It's the worst possible feeling. It's confusion. It's anger. It's just an overall brokenness that's just gonna take a lot of time to heal."  

Shelton learned of the deaths through his mother, who grew up with the father of a member of Quaboag's school committee.

The crash took the lives of 14-year-old Jaclyn Desrosiers, 15-year-old Christian Congelos and the driver, 16-year-old Lena Noonan.  

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