After the massacre of 20 children and six adults in Newtown, remember the pain of the families.
The White House called on Americans to join President Barack Obama to observe a minute of silence on Saturday to commemorate the tragedy in primary Sandy Hook, Connecticut, in which 26 people died.
“To mark the anniversary of this tragedy, President Obama will honor those lost lives in Sandy Hook with a moment of silence at 9:30 am tomorrow. We would like to join us,” the White House announced on its website.
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He also recalled that the December 14, 2012 the gun violence claimed the lives of 20 children and six school workers of primary school located in the town of Newtown.
Adam Lanza, 20, perpetrated the massacre after killing his mother with a semiautomatic rifle. Upon arrival of the emergency services the young man committed suicide.
The Sandy Hook is the second slaughter carried out by a single person in the United States, after the shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007, when 32 people were killed and another 17 injured