Newtown school shooting vigils

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Connecticut school shooting vigil

Hundreds of people packed a church in Connecticut to remember the victims of a shooting that killed 26 people at an elementary school. Around the country, other vigils were held in remembrance of the lives lost. See gallery

People stood with candles outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut Dec. 14.

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A woman comforts a young girl, during a vigil service at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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Aminah Crawford, 4, joins in a vigil commemorating victims of a Connecticut elementary school shooting in Oakland, Calif.

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People take part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York.

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People gathered outside the White House to participate in a candle light vigil to remember the victims at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14. in Washington, DC.

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Girls embrace outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, which was filled to capacity, during a healing service held in for victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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Governor of Connecticut Dannel Malloy observes a moment of silence during a vigil service at the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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Denise Johnson and her mother Doreen Finsinger, both from Connecticut, hold candles during a candlelight vigil in memory of those killed in a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Supporters of gun control gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington on Friday, during a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct., and to call on President Obama to pass strong gun control laws.

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Mario Buda lights candles during a vigil commemorating victims of a Connecticut elementary school shooting in Oakland, Calif.

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People pray at a candlelight vigil in memory of those killed in a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in Los Angeles, Calif.

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As hundreds stand outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, which was filled to capacity, a couple embrace during a healing service held in for victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Friday, Dec. 14.

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Win Heimer lends a shoulder to JoAnne Bauer during a candlelight vigil at Hartford, Connecticut's Bushnell Park on Friday to honor the students and teachers who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in nearby Newtown earlier in the day.

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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left at least 27 people dead - many of them young children - in Newtown, Conn.

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Men and women hold candles in a vigil outside St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church during a healing service held in for victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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People pray and stand outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conn.

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Flowers and toys lay near the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. 

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A man walks past crosses and a U.S. flag at Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, that were placed in memory of the school shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

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Under dimmed lights, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Washington Wizards observe a moment of silence to honor the victims of the school shootings in Connecticut, before an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Washington.

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