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Former Representative Giffords visits town of school shooting

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (L) and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly (R), leave the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. Giffords, who survived a mass shooting in her Arizona district two years ago, met with Newtown officials on Friday afternoon before heading to visit with families of the victims of last month's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION CRIME LAW POLITICS)

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (L) and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly (R), leave the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. Giffords, who survived a mass shooting in her Arizona district two years...more

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (L) and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly (R), leave the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. Giffords, who survived a mass shooting in her Arizona district two years ago, met with Newtown officials on Friday afternoon before heading to visit with families of the victims of last month's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION CRIME LAW POLITICS)
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Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (L) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. Giffords, who survived a mass shooting in her Arizona district two years ago, met with Newtown officials on Friday afternoon before heading to visit with families of the victims of last month's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION CRIME LAW POLITICS)

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (L) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. Giffords, who survived a mass shooting in her Arizona district two years ago, met with Newtown officials on Friday...more

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (L) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. Giffords, who survived a mass shooting in her Arizona district two years ago, met with Newtown officials on Friday afternoon before heading to visit with families of the victims of last month's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION CRIME LAW POLITICS)
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (L), former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (C) and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, leave the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (L), former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (C) and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, leave the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (L), former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (C) and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, leave the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (3rd L, with glasses) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (3rd L, with glasses) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (3rd L, with glasses) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (2nd L, in glasses) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (2nd L, in glasses) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (2nd L, in glasses) leaves the Newtown Municipal Building in Newtown, Connecticut January 4, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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