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Nation Pays Tribute to Sandy Hook Victims

Posted at: 12/21/2012 7:15 AM

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The nation will pay tribute this morning to the victims of last Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
    
Houses of worship around the country will ring their bells 26 times at 9:30 a.m. - exactly seven days since the shooting occurred - in memory of the 26 people killed at the school.
    
In Newtown, a bridge is adorned with two gold balloons, one is shaped like the number 2, the other shaped like a 6. Handwritten tributes mention 26 snowflakes. Another reads "26 angels will guide us."

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