You get the Govt you vote for
The reality is that some people will get hurt in the process to safeguard the greater majority of the population. Assuming that you're on a plane enter the US, and there was a terrorist takeover in midair, coming to crash land in NYC, the president can call an executive order to shot down that plane with everyone on board to save the rest of us on the ground.
Your sacrifice was determine to save a lot more innocent people. Bringing one sad story from here and there doesn't cut it my friend. That couple will eventually understand the steps Trump is taking when the dust is settled.