Nation Mourns After Elementary School Shooting

BBC: Twenty children, six adults and the gunman die in a shooting attack at a school for young children in Connecticut.

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    A young girl is given a blanket after being evacuated from Sandy Hook Elementary School following a shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. At least 27 people, including children, were killed on Friday when at least one shooter opened fire at the elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, CBS News reported, citing unnamed officials. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW EDUCATION)

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    Andrew Jacobs (L) prays as his twin brother Matthew Jacobs (C) looks on outside Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church near Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire on school children and staff in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2012. A heavily armed gunman opened fire on school children and staff at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing at least 28 people, including 20 children, in the latest in a series of shooting rampages that have tormented the United States this year. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW EDUCATION)

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