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Moment Of Silence Marks 6 Months Since Newtown Moment Of Silence Marks 6 Months Since Newtown
NEWTOWN, CT. -

 

Newtown, Connecticut, has marked the passage of six months since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a moment of silence.
 
The sisters of slain teacher Victoria Soto asked for a 26-second moment of silence at the ceremony Friday to honor the 20 children and six adults killed at the school on Dec. 14.
 
A lone gunman carried out the massacre after killing his mother inside their Newtown home, and he committed suicide as police arrived.
 
The remembrance event in Newtown is doubling as a call to action on gun control. Elected officials and families of the victims have gathered for the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims at an event that is expected to take 12 hours.

 

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