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Fri., 8:20 update: Hundreds pack Conn. church for vigil after rampage

December 14, 2012
Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Hundreds of people are packing a church and spilling outside in Connecticut to remember the victims of a shooting that killed 26 people at an elementary school.

With the church filled to capacity, hundreds of people stood outside Friday night at the St. Rose of Lima church in Newtown, some of them holding hands in circles and saying prayers. Others lit candles and sang "Silent Night."

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is among the speakers.

Anthony Bloss, whose three daughters survived the shooting, says they heard gunshots but they are not talking much about the shooting. He says he feels completely numb.

Tracy Hoekenga says she wanted to come to the vigil because she is struggling with many emotions. Her two boys survived the shooting.

 
 

 

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