Newtown, Conn., is the kind of place where the biggest thing that happens is the Labor Day parade. Now, that peace has been shattered and residents are trying to make sense of what happened after a gunman opened fire in an elementary school, killing at least 20 children and six adults.
Hours after a Connecticut community was upended by a deadly gun assault on elementary school students and staff, residents sought to support one another and grieve. Churches and public spaces became the settings for vigils, as the shocking loss of 20 children and 7 adults echoed through Newtown, Conn.
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