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Aurora victims hold remembrance at movie theater

Posted at: 01/17/2013 6:44 AM
By: Associated Press

The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 others is reopening with a private event for victims and officials.
    
Cinemark is reopening the Aurora theater where James Holmes is accused of staging the massacre on July 20. Victims and officials were invited to a brief ceremony Thursday evening to reopen the cinema.
    
Victims and their families also were invited to visit the remodeled theater earlier this week.
    
Aurora's mayor, Steve Hogan, says a community survey showed overwhelming support for reopening the theater.
    
Some victims say it's important to reclaim the theater as part of the healing process. Others refused the invitation to attend.