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  • A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, 2013.
  • Snow-covered stuffed animals with photos attached were placed at a makeshift memorial for victims of the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn, Dec. 14, 2012.
  • People pause in silence while church bells ring in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, 2013.
  • On the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, Newtown, Conn., a sign is posted under a Christmas tree, Dec. 14, 2013.
  • Singer Carole King puts her hands together after performing at a vigil for victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and other victims of gun violence, Dec. 12, 2013.
  • Family members embrace each other as they hold a vigil for victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and other victims of gun violence, Dec. 12, 2013.
  • Candles are lit during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and other victims of gun violence, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, Dec. 12, 2013.

First Anniversary of Newtown, Connecticut Shootings

Published December 15, 2013


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