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23 Pictures Of The One-Year Anniversary Of Sandy Hook

Memorial services in Newtown and throughout the nation today marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama lit 26 candles and observed a moment of silence in memory of the 20 children and six school workers killed by Adam Lanza one year ago.

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The Parker family paid tribute to Emilie Parker. This memorial marks the entrance to the Shady Spot playground, which was dedicated to Emilie, at Riverside Park in New London, Conn.

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The Sandy Ground project is building playgrounds dedicated to each victim of the massacre. This one is dedicated to victim Josephine Gay.

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Josephine's parents Michele and Bob Gay listen to speeches while holding a Bevin bell presented to them at the playground opening ceremony.

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