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December 15, 2012
People stood outside a vigil in Newtown, Conn. following an attack at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman killed 27 people, including 20 children and himself.
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Hundreds of mourners gathered inside at the Saint Rose of Lima church for the vigil service for victims.
The families of victims grieved.
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People reacted near the school on Friday.
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Connecticut State Police led children from the school shortly after the shooting.
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Boston School Superintendent Dr. Carol R. Johnson visited the Warren Prescott Elementary School in Charlestown, Mass. to speak with parents regarding the Newtown shooting.
President Obama wiped away tears as he spoke of the shootings.
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Parents walked away from the Sandy Hook Elementary School with their children.
A young boy was comforted outside the school.
A woman waited to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the school.