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Tribute to Arizona shooting victims

<p>President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he addresses the crowd at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he addresses the crowd at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12,...more

President Barack Obama wipes his eye as he addresses the crowd at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama holds the hand of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly, as they listen to President Barack Obama speak at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

First lady Michelle Obama holds the hand of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly, as they listen to President Barack Obama speak at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and...more

First lady Michelle Obama holds the hand of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly, as they listen to President Barack Obama speak at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Family members of victims, including Bill Heilman (C, rear), husband of Suzie Heilman, embrace during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. Suzie Heilman is the woman who brought 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green to the event where she was fatally shot. Suzie sustained 3 gunshot wounds herself. REUTERS/Rick Wilking</p>

Family members of victims, including Bill Heilman (C, rear), husband of Suzie Heilman, embrace during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in...more

Family members of victims, including Bill Heilman (C, rear), husband of Suzie Heilman, embrace during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. Suzie Heilman is the woman who brought 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green to the event where she was fatally shot. Suzie sustained 3 gunshot wounds herself. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>Angela Robinson (R), the step-daughter of deceased shooting victim Dorwin Stoddard and the daughter of injured shooting victim Mavy Stoddard, consoles an unidentified woman in the section for victims families during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Angela Robinson (R), the step-daughter of deceased shooting victim Dorwin Stoddard and the daughter of injured shooting victim Mavy Stoddard, consoles an unidentified woman in the section for victims families during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson...more

Angela Robinson (R), the step-daughter of deceased shooting victim Dorwin Stoddard and the daughter of injured shooting victim Mavy Stoddard, consoles an unidentified woman in the section for victims families during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A man and a woman embrace during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A man and a woman embrace during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer more

A man and a woman embrace during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>President Barack Obama pauses during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama pauses during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama pauses during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Two men attend the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Two men attend the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Two men attend the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>President Barack Obama shakes hands with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly (R), as first lady Michelle Obama (C) looks on at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly (R), as first lady Michelle Obama (C) looks on at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember...more

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly (R), as first lady Michelle Obama (C) looks on at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama hugs Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

First lady Michelle Obama hugs Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of...more

First lady Michelle Obama hugs Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' husband, NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>President Barack Obama (R) greets Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama (R) greets Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the...more

President Barack Obama (R) greets Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, speaks during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, speaks during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the...more

Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, speaks during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A woman cheers during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A woman cheers during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A woman cheers during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Retired Army Colonel Bill Badger (L) holds up the hand of Patricia Maisch as the two and others around them are applauded by the crowd for stopping and disarming the gunman at Saturday's mass shooting, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Retired Army Colonel Bill Badger (L) holds up the hand of Patricia Maisch as the two and others around them are applauded by the crowd for stopping and disarming the gunman at Saturday's mass shooting, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America"...more

Retired Army Colonel Bill Badger (L) holds up the hand of Patricia Maisch as the two and others around them are applauded by the crowd for stopping and disarming the gunman at Saturday's mass shooting, at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Dr. Peter Rhee (C), the lead doctor who worked on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head during a shooting rampage on January 8, 2011, waves during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the Tucson mass shooting at the McKale Memorial Center on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Dr. Peter Rhee (C), the lead doctor who worked on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head during a shooting rampage on January 8, 2011, waves during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the...more

Dr. Peter Rhee (C), the lead doctor who worked on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head during a shooting rampage on January 8, 2011, waves during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the Tucson mass shooting at the McKale Memorial Center on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Police and rescue personnel observe a moment of silence at the end of the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Rick Wilking</p>

Police and rescue personnel observe a moment of silence at the end of the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011....more

Police and rescue personnel observe a moment of silence at the end of the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>President Barack Obama (L) addresses attendees at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama (L) addresses attendees at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young more

President Barack Obama (L) addresses attendees at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Women embrace at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011 REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Women embrace at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011 REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Women embrace at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011 REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A man breaks down in tears at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A man breaks down in tears at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man breaks down in tears at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A man reacts during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A man reacts during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man reacts during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>An attendee reacts at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

An attendee reacts at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

An attendee reacts at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>President Barack Obama speaks during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

President Barack Obama speaks during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar more

President Barack Obama speaks during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly (R) applauds President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama after the president finished delivering his speech at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. Arizona Senator Jon Kyl applauds at left. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly (R) applauds President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama after the president finished delivering his speech at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of...more

NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly (R) applauds President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama after the president finished delivering his speech at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. Arizona Senator Jon Kyl applauds at left. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Unidentified relatives of the victims pray at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Rick Wilking</p>

Unidentified relatives of the victims pray at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Rick Wilking more

Unidentified relatives of the victims pray at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>President Barack Obama greets attendees at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

President Barack Obama greets attendees at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama greets attendees at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>FBI Director Robert Mueller (C) embraces U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the Tucson mass shooting at the McKale Memorial Center on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, January 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

FBI Director Robert Mueller (C) embraces U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the Tucson mass shooting at the McKale Memorial Center on the...more

FBI Director Robert Mueller (C) embraces U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi during the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the Tucson mass shooting at the McKale Memorial Center on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Daniel Hernandez (R), the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, hugs Giffords' husband NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011.   REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

Daniel Hernandez (R), the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, hugs Giffords' husband NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember...more

Daniel Hernandez (R), the 20-year-old intern credited with likely saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, hugs Giffords' husband NASA shuttle commander Mark Kelly at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>A chain lies on the ground with messages written by people attending a memorial service for victims of the January 8 shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A chain lies on the ground with messages written by people attending a memorial service for victims of the January 8 shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A chain lies on the ground with messages written by people attending a memorial service for victims of the January 8 shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>People arrive at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011 REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

People arrive at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011 REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People arrive at the "Together We Thrive: Tucson and America" event held to support and remember the victims of the January 8 mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011 REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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