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The victims of the Connecticut school shooting were students, teachers and principals. Many were as young as 6 years old.
When a gunman opened fire inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school Friday, he cut short 26 lives. Six women who worked at Sandy Hook Elementary were killed, in addition to 20 students -- 12 girls and eight boys. Here are their photos.
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