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Scenes from across the U.S. after Newtown Conn. school shooting

A 20-year-old killer, carrying two handguns, killed 26 individuals, most of whom were children, at a school in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday.

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Frank Zeller, left, embraces his son, Joe, 11, at Grace Family Church during a prayer service and a candlelight vigil for the victims of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Brenda Hernadez of Enfield Conn., comforts her daughter Crystal at a makeshift shrine on the Enfield Town Green, Friday evening, December 14, 2012, after a candlelight vigil in Enfield, Connecticut.

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A candlelight vigil at the St. Rose of Lima Church for the victims of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.

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People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.

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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, 2012. A gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, killing 26 people, including 20 children.

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Citizens of Newtown gather at Saint Rose of Lima church to hold a vigil for the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut

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Next to his wife wife Fabiola Cordova, left, Chris Homan of Bethesda, Md., holds his son Leo, 2, on his shoulders while attending a candlelight vigil in front of the White House in Washington after a school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct..

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Farah Sheikh of New York, takes part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting.

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People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Citizens of Newtown gather at Saint Rose of Lima church to hold a vigil for the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

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People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Anthony Baracey holds flowers honoring victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school killing before a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.

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People grieve outside the overflow area of a vigil at the Saint Rose of Lima church in Newtown, Connecticut.

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

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