Newtown School Shooting

By   •   December 18, 2012

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The town of Newtown coming together in an extremely difficult time.
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Flowers, candles and other memorial items are displayed in Newtown.
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Many are taking place in vigils as "Silent Night" of Newtown has taken on a new meaning this time of year.
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All ages are taking time to remember those who lost their life.
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Jack and Becca Dowling share hope in Newtown.
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The residents of Newtown may never forget this date.
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More outdoor signage displaying the heartfelt wishes in Newtown.
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People of Newtown are more open to prayer than ever as they are left without answers.
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The Netwown community is binding together.
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Leo Grabowski, one of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains, lends a listening ear.
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More signs expressing condolences.
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Signs of the times are everywhere in Newtown, including local businesses.
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Names of the shooting victims are displayed on an American flag.
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One of the crisis-trained chaplains, Barb Grabowski prays with a woman hurting through the tragedy.
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Makeshift memorials have been set up around town, featuring candles, notes and other remembrances.
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Scripture gives hope to some in Newtown.
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The effect of the shooting has permeated the entire Newotown community.
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The names of the victims in this senseless violence are displayed on balloons, representing the Sandy Hook Elementary School colors.
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Rapid Response Team chaplains pray with some of the community. Jack Dowling, a retired police officer, has been able to minister to some of the First Responders: "They've never encountered anything of this magnitude in terms of being this bizarre and brutal and large scale as this."
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A scene from Newtwon, Conn., where a mass school shooting last week has shocked a beautiful little community.

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