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Madison community honors Sandy Hook victims

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A local church is honoring the victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting on the one year anniversary of the tragedy.

Churches throughout Wisconsin rang bells at 1:30 p.m. in memory of the victims, including First Unitarian Society, which held a remembrance ceremony in Madison.

26 empty chairs symbolized those who died on December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School; 20 children and 6 adults.

The church was filled with about 150 people on Saturday. The remembrance was also sponsored by the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort (WAVE), Moms Demand Action and Dane County Organizing for Action teams.

 

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