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December 20, 2012
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Herb Pontow, left, and Tony Tipton, both from Maryland, try to clean and organize an overflowing memorial to the shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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Nancy Hotchkiss of Naugatuck, Conn. hangs an ornament on a tree at a memorial for the shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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Jeanne Walker of Newtown walks through an overflowing memorial to the shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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A poster written by children with the faces of some of the victims is among the many tributes at a memorial to the shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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A boy stands amidst flags placed as a memorial to Sandy Hook Elementary School principal Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Woodbury, Conn. The flags were placed in front of Mitchell Elementary School in Woodbury, Hochsprung’s former school, which is across the street from the funeral home where her calling hours were held. Hochsprung was killed when a gunman forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children.

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A portrait of Benjamin Andrew Wheeler, one of the students killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last week, stands outside of Trinity Episcopal Church as two men embrace each other before his funeral services, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. Wheeler, 6, died when the gunman, Adam Lanza, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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A woman offers her hand to a boy before entering a church for the memorial service for Lauren Rousseau in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Rousseau, 30, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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People hug as they wait outside of the First Congregational Church before a memorial service for Lauren Rousseau in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Rousseau, 30, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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People wait outside of the First Congregational Church before a memorial service for Lauren Rousseau in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Rousseau, 30, was killed when Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.

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Wooden angels are displayed as part of memorial to shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Dec. 14, and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself.�