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Mourners pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting outside an interfaith vigil in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 16, 2012.

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Members of the Sikh community pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting outside an interfaith vigil in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 16, 2012.

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Mourners pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting outside an interfaith vigil in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 16, 2012.

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Members of the Sikh community pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting outside an interfaith vigil in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 16, 2012.

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Members of the Sikh community pay their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting outside an interfaith vigil in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 16, 2012.

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Joe and Karen Dryer comfort their son Logan, 5, at their home in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday, December 16, 2012. Logan was home sick the day of the shooting at Sandy Hook school.

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Local residents arrive to pay their respects at a make-shift memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday, December 16, 2012.

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Mourners pay their respect to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday, December 16, 2012.

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Signs support the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday, December 16, 2012.

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Firefighters organize flower and stuffed animals left at a make-shift memorial for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday, December 16, 2012. The firefighters were building a structure to shelter the memorial.

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Mourners pay their respect to the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting at a make-shift memorial created outside Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Conneticut Sunday, December 16, 2012.

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A couple take a moment to pay their respects at a memorial for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Saturday, December 15, 2012.

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People leave stuffed animals and light candles at a memorial for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut Saturday, December 15, 2012.

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Citizens of Newtown gather at Saint Rose of Lima church to hold a vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

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Citizens of Newtown gather at Saint Rose of Lima church to hold a vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

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Citizens of Newtown gather at Saint Rose of Lima church to hold a vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

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Citizens of Newtown gather at Saint Rose of Lima church to hold a vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

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Maureen Kerins, left, and her daughter Kathryn Kerins, 15. Kathryn is a babysitter of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre.

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Ryan Martin, 24, his brother Brendan, 22, Colleen Thornberg, 22 and Christie Attanasio, 22, pin a banner to a fence in Newtown.

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Pam Herbsman, mother of Devin, 9, right, and Aidan, 6, who attends Sandy Hook Elementary school and escaped the shooting.

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