20 Moving Pictures Of The World Grieving For Sandy Hook

The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has sparked global empathy. The massacre left 28 dead, including 20 schoolchildren.

1. Newtown, Connecticut

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People visit a small memorial set up near Sandy Hook Elementary School on Saturday, December 15, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, a day after a shooting rampage at the school where 26 people died.

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Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims.

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People attend a prayer service to reflect on the violence at the Sandy Hook School at a church on December 15, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Firefighters kneel at a memorial at the Sandy Hook Elementary School sign in Newtown, Connecticut December 15, 2012.

5. New York City, New York

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People take part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York, December 14, 2012.

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People hold a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York, December 14, 2012.

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Farah Sheikh of New York, takes part in a candlelight vigil in Times Square, for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, in New York, December 14, 2012.

8. Brooklyn, New York

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Children who were attending a birthday party at the game join Brooklyn Nets players on the court during a moment of silence, for the victims of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during opening ceremonies for their NBA basketball game with the Detroit Pistons in New York, December 14, 2012. (L-R) Pictured are players Josh Childress, MarShon Brooks and Tyshawn Taylor.

9. Washington D.C.

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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in Washington December 14, 2012.

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Faisal Ali ® of Colorado Springs, Colorado, joins other people outside the White House to participate in a candle light vigil to remember the victims at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012 in Washington, DC.

11. Los Angeles, California

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Doreen Finsinger (L) and Raagir Quraishi pray during a candlelight vigil in memory of those killed in a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in Los Angeles, California, December 14, 2012.

12. Toronto, Canada

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Members of the Toronto Raptors observe a moment of silence in remembrance of the shooting victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut before their NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Toronto December 14, 2012.

13. Glasgow, Scotland

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St Mirren and Celtic players observe a minute’s silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in the U.S. before their Scottish Premier League soccer match at Celtic Park stadium in Glasgow, Scotland December 15, 2012.

14. London, England

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The U.S. flag flies at half staff at the U.S. Embassy in London in reaction to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

15. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A woman puts a flower near crosses planted by NGO Rio de Paz (Rio Peace), in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in the U.S., on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro December 15, 2012.

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Relatives of victims of violent crimes stand near crosses at the Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, in memory of the school shooting victims in Newtown, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

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Members of NGO Rio de Paz (Rio Peace) observe a moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in the U.S., as they stand on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro December 15, 2012.

18. Rome, Italy

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The American flag flies at half staff to mourn the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, at the US Embassy in Rome, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

19. Karachi, Pakistan

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Pakistani children light candles to pay tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Dec. 15, 2012. Pakistan has sent condolences to the United States over the shooting incident, local media reported Saturday.

20. Moscow, Russia

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Flowers and toys lay near the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

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