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Mourning in Texas

Balloons are released during a funeral service for six members of the Holcombe family and 3 members of the Hill family, victims of the Sutherland Springs Baptist church shooting, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Darren Abate

Balloons are released during a funeral service for six members of the Holcombe family and 3 members of the Hill family, victims of the Sutherland Springs Baptist church shooting, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Darren Abate

Balloons are released during a funeral service for six members of the Holcombe family and 3 members of the Hill family, victims of the Sutherland Springs Baptist church shooting, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Darren Abate
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People pray in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs where 26 people were killed in a shooting attack last week, as the church was opened to the public as a memorial to those killed, in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S. November 12, 2017.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

People pray in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs where 26 people were killed in a shooting attack last week, as the church was opened to the public as a memorial to those killed, in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S. November 12, 2017. ...more

People pray in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs where 26 people were killed in a shooting attack last week, as the church was opened to the public as a memorial to those killed, in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S. November 12, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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People hug after the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs worship service, the first service since a gunman opened fire inside the church a week earlier in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

People hug after the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs worship service, the first service since a gunman opened fire inside the church a week earlier in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

People hug after the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs worship service, the first service since a gunman opened fire inside the church a week earlier in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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The caskets of Richard and Therese Rodriguez arrive at the graveside after the husband and wife were killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

The caskets of Richard and Therese Rodriguez arrive at the graveside after the husband and wife were killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

The caskets of Richard and Therese Rodriguez arrive at the graveside after the husband and wife were killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A toy monkey hugs the cross for 16-year-old Haley Krueger near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A toy monkey hugs the cross for 16-year-old Haley Krueger near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A toy monkey hugs the cross for 16-year-old Haley Krueger near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Lilly Navejas weeps at the crosses for her killed brother Richard Rodriguez and sister-in-law Theresa Rodriguez at crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lilly Navejas weeps at the crosses for her killed brother Richard Rodriguez and sister-in-law Theresa Rodriguez at crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lilly Navejas weeps at the crosses for her killed brother Richard Rodriguez and sister-in-law Theresa Rodriguez at crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A small unmarked cross for the unborn child of Crystal Holcombe is seen in a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A small unmarked cross for the unborn child of Crystal Holcombe is seen in a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A small unmarked cross for the unborn child of Crystal Holcombe is seen in a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A small unmarked cross for the unborn child of Crystal Holcombe is seen in a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A small unmarked cross for the unborn child of Crystal Holcombe is seen in a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A small unmarked cross for the unborn child of Crystal Holcombe is seen in a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Charlene Uhl (L) looks at a cross for her daughter Haley Krueger with other crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Charlene Uhl (L) looks at a cross for her daughter Haley Krueger with other crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Charlene Uhl (L) looks at a cross for her daughter Haley Krueger with other crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Lilly Navejas weeps at the crosses for her killed brother Richard Rodriguez and sister-in-law Theresa Rodriguez at crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lilly Navejas weeps at the crosses for her killed brother Richard Rodriguez and sister-in-law Theresa Rodriguez at crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lilly Navejas weeps at the crosses for her killed brother Richard Rodriguez and sister-in-law Theresa Rodriguez at crosses placed for those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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South Texas pastors pray at the site of the First Baptist Church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

South Texas pastors pray at the site of the First Baptist Church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

South Texas pastors pray at the site of the First Baptist Church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Lorenzo Flores (L) and Terrie Smith react at a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lorenzo Flores (L) and Terrie Smith react at a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lorenzo Flores (L) and Terrie Smith react at a line of crosses in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A line of crosses in remembrance of the eight members of the Holcombe family killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A line of crosses in remembrance of the eight members of the Holcombe family killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A line of crosses in remembrance of the eight members of the Holcombe family killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A note, doll and flowers are left at the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A note, doll and flowers are left at the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A note, doll and flowers are left at the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Lorenzo Flores (L) watches Terrie Smith kiss a cross placed in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lorenzo Flores (L) watches Terrie Smith kiss a cross placed in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Lorenzo Flores (L) watches Terrie Smith kiss a cross placed in remembrance of those killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Daniel Friesenhahn (C) is comforted by Derrick Barnhardt (R) and Chris Johnson during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. 



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Daniel Friesenhahn (C) is comforted by Derrick Barnhardt (R) and Chris Johnson during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Daniel Friesenhahn (C) is comforted by Derrick Barnhardt (R) and Chris Johnson during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A U.S. flag and Texas state flag is seen at half mast during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. 


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A U.S. flag and Texas state flag is seen at half mast during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A U.S. flag and Texas state flag is seen at half mast during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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People pray during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. 


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People pray during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

People pray during a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Mourners attend a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. 


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Mourners attend a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners attend a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Mourners attend a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. 

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Mourners attend a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners attend a vigil in La Vernia, Texas. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Judy Green places tiny American flags along a row of crosses as her husband Rod watches near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church. 

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Judy Green places tiny American flags along a row of crosses as her husband Rod watches near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Judy Green places tiny American flags along a row of crosses as her husband Rod watches near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Mourners pray at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners pray at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners pray at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Texas DPS Sgt. Deon Cockrell (R) comforts Rene Moreno outside the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Texas DPS Sgt. Deon Cockrell (R) comforts Rene Moreno outside the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Texas DPS Sgt. Deon Cockrell (R) comforts Rene Moreno outside the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Mourners embrace at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners embrace at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners embrace at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Mourners pray during a vigil in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. 


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Mourners pray during a vigil in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners pray during a vigil in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Crosses are seen placed at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Crosses are seen placed at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Crosses are seen placed at a memorial in memory of the victims killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Mourners pray during a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. 


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Mourners pray during a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners pray during a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Mourners gather at a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. 


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Mourners gather at a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners gather at a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Crosses are seen near a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. 


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Crosses are seen near a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Crosses are seen near a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A memorial is seen at the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A memorial is seen at the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A memorial is seen at the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Crosses placed near a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. 

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Crosses placed near a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Crosses placed near a vigil at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Pastor Oscar Dean prays with others near the site of the shooting. 

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Pastor Oscar Dean prays with others near the site of the shooting. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Pastor Oscar Dean prays with others near the site of the shooting. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A woman sits on her porch next to the site of the shooting. 

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A woman sits on her porch next to the site of the shooting. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A woman sits on her porch next to the site of the shooting. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A man stands at a row of memorial crosses near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A man stands at a row of memorial crosses near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

A man stands at a row of memorial crosses near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Pastor Frank Pomeroy, with his wife Sherri, listens at a news conference outside the site of the shooting at his church. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Pastor Frank Pomeroy, with his wife Sherri, listens at a news conference outside the site of the shooting at his church. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Pastor Frank Pomeroy, with his wife Sherri, listens at a news conference outside the site of the shooting at his church. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Neighbours who live next to the site of the shooting. 


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Neighbours who live next to the site of the shooting. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Neighbours who live next to the site of the shooting. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A woman prays after the shooting. 


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A woman prays after the shooting. Nick Wagner/AMERICAN-STATESMAN via REUTERS

A woman prays after the shooting. Nick Wagner/AMERICAN-STATESMAN via REUTERS
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Local residents embrace during a candlelight vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed

Local residents embrace during a candlelight vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed

Local residents embrace during a candlelight vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed
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Local residents embrace during a candlelight vigil in Sutherland Springs. 

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Local residents embrace during a candlelight vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed

Local residents embrace during a candlelight vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed
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Enrique and Gabby Garcia watch as law enforcement officers investigate at the First Baptist Church. 



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Enrique and Gabby Garcia watch as law enforcement officers investigate at the First Baptist Church. Jay Janner/AMERICAN-STATESMAN via REUTERS

Enrique and Gabby Garcia watch as law enforcement officers investigate at the First Baptist Church. Jay Janner/AMERICAN-STATESMAN via REUTERS
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A woman and her children take part in a vigil in Sutherland Springs. 


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A woman and her children take part in a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed

A woman and her children take part in a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed
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Michaun Johnson attends a vigil in Sutherland Springs. 

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Michaun Johnson attends a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

Michaun Johnson attends a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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Brayleigh and her brother Branson attend a vigil in Sutherland Springs. 


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Brayleigh and her brother Branson attend a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

Brayleigh and her brother Branson attend a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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Mourners attend a vigil in Sutherland Springs. 


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Mourners attend a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Joe Mitchell

Mourners attend a vigil in Sutherland Springs. REUTERS/Joe Mitchell
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