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December 15, 2012
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After watching news reports of the school shooting in Connecticut, Alicia Combo tightly hugs her son, Morgan Askins, at the close of the school day Friday at Garfield Elementary.

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Ashley Lee, 16, a junior at Upper Columbia Academy in Spangle, joins classmate Madison Bortfeld, 16, on Friday as they sign notes in Riverfront Park for the victims and families of the school shootings. The pair were headed downtown to shop when they came upon the memorial.