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A sign sits at a memorial for those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A sign sits at a memorial for those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A teddy bear rests on the snow-covered grave of six-year-old Benjamin Andrew Wheeler, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning at the Newtown Village Cemetery in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A teddy bear rests on the snow-covered grave of six-year-old Benjamin Andrew Wheeler, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning at the Newtown Village Cemetery in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Snow blankets a cross and the grave of six-year-old Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas at the Newtown Village Cemetery in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Snow blankets a cross and the grave of six-year-old Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas at the Newtown Village Cemetery in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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An image of six-year-old Jesse McCord Lewis, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, sits on a snow-covered teddy bear on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An image of six-year-old Jesse McCord Lewis, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, sits on a snow-covered teddy bear on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A boy touches stockings, representing those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Sandy Hook Village in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A boy touches stockings, representing those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Sandy Hook Village in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A snow-covered white rose is seen at a memorial for those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A snow-covered white rose is seen at a memorial for those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Paper angels, representing those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, are seen on Christmas morning at a memorial in Sandy Hook Village in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Paper angels, representing those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, are seen on Christmas morning at a memorial in Sandy Hook Village in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Footprints are seen in the snow next to the grave of six-year-old Charlotte Helen Bacon, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning at the Newtown Village Cemetery Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Footprints are seen in the snow next to the grave of six-year-old Charlotte Helen Bacon, one of 20 schoolchildren killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning at the Newtown Village Cemetery Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A snow-covered sign is seen at a memorial for those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A snow-covered sign is seen at a memorial for those killed in the December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on Christmas morning in Newtown, Connecticut December 25, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A woman holds stuff animals and Christmas presents at a memorial for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Newtown, Connecticut December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

A woman holds stuff animals and Christmas presents at a memorial for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Newtown, Connecticut December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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