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Memorials in New York and Washington for Conn. school shooting victims

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Farah Sheikh takes part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square for the victims of the Connecticut school shooting on Dec. 14, 2012 in New York.

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Julie Henson of San Francisco participates in a candle light vigil outside the White House to remember the victims at the Connecticut school shooting on Dec. 14, in Washington, D.C.

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Local resident Rachel Perrone, left, and her five-year-old son Joe participate in a candle light vigil outside the White House to remember the victims at the Connecticut school shooting on Dec. 14, in Washington, D.C.

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

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The second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history sent crying children spilling into the school parking lot as frightened parents waited for word on their loved ones.

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