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President Obama Visits Newtown, CT, Consoles Families Of Shooting Victims
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 16: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama departs the White House to travel to Connecticut December 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. President Obama will meet with the families of victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama visits Newtown, Connecticut

December 17, 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama attended a vigil on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut to join the friends and loved ones of the 20 children and 7 adults who lost their lives in the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. Obama addressed those gathered in the auditorium and those watching on television, pledging to prevent further tragedies like this one from happening again. You can watch President Obama's speech in full here.