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Obama honors six staff killed in Newtown school massacre

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) hugs Sarah Davino (L) and Mary Davino (2nd L), as he awards the Presidential Citizens Medal posthumously to their family member Rachel Davino, a teacher who gave her life in the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut in December, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) hugs Sarah Davino (L) and Mary Davino (2nd L), as he awards the Presidential Citizens Medal posthumously to their family member Rachel Davino, a teacher who gave her life in the Sandy Hook school shooting in...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) hugs Sarah Davino (L) and Mary Davino (2nd L), as he awards the Presidential Citizens Medal posthumously to their family member Rachel Davino, a teacher who gave her life in the Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut in December, in the East Room at the White House in Washington, February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Roses are seen at the entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut January 14, 2013, on the one-month anniversary of the shooting that killed 20 children and six staff members. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Roses are seen at the entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut January 14, 2013, on the one-month anniversary of the shooting that killed 20 children and six staff members. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Roses are seen at the entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut January 14, 2013, on the one-month anniversary of the shooting that killed 20 children and six staff members. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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