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Speaking at an interfaith vigil in the grief-stricken town of Newtown, Connecticut in the wake of last week's shooting that left 20 children and 6 adults dead, President Barack Obama offered words of prayer, comfort, and renewed dedication to stem the tide of violence against children in America. As the president spoke, and particularly when he mentioned victims' names, the sounds of sobbing could be heard from the assembled crowd.

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