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[PHOTOS & VIDEO] Sandy Hook Memorials

Ten days after the shooting at Sandy Hook School in Newtown memorials in the village have grown as people come to town to pay their respects for the 20 children and six adults who were killed on Dec. 14.


Texas. Rhode Island. Ohio. New York. South Carolina. People from nearly every state in the U.S., and from countries across the globe, have come to Newtown in the past 10 days.

They cry. They pray. They walk slowly through thousands of memorials left in the village of Sandy Hook as if they were on sacred ground. They are here to mourn and to celebrate the lives of the 20 children and six adults who were killed at Sandy Hook School on Dec. 14. They are here for Newtown.

There's been no official word on when the memorials will be removed, but some residents have said they believe it will be tomorrow, Dec. 26.

Kim Bergsma December 25, 2012 at 11:56 PM
Continuing to pray for everyone in Newtown and beyond, for the unspeakable loss and heartache. God has all of the victims and their families in His hand, though it may not seem like it today. Prayers won't stop for you. Be strong.
Elle Bee December 27, 2012 at 12:28 AM
Thank you, Kim, for your heartfelt thoughtfulness for our town and its dear people. I believe that I speak for us all when I say that it is very much appreciated ....
Paula Antolini December 27, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Read the Patch story here, about the plans for what to do with memorial items: http://newtown.patch.com/articles/newtown-requests-halt-to-gifts-says-they-ll-become-sacred-soil
B W M January 12, 2013 at 01:41 AM
How about a memorial snowglobe in the center of town filled with the snowflakes from the world? The children would love it!

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