Topics » Social Issues   Dec. 17, 2012

Newtown Mourns the Lives Lost

Lighting a Candle

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Lighting a Candle

A woman lights candles while visiting a memorial.

On Monday, the small Connecticut town -- shattered by an act President Obama called "unconscionable evil" -- held the first two of 20 funerals for the schoolchildren who were massacred in their classrooms last week.

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