Mothers United Against Violence Vigil Wednesday

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Mothers United Against Violence, an organization founded more than nine years ago to help families devastated by violence, will hold a “compassion vigil” Wednesday for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

The vigil will take place at noon at Hartford City Hall, 550 Main St. For more information about the vigil, contact Henrietta Beckman at 860-727-9887 or the Rev. Henry Brown at 860-461-2403.

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For a list of other vigils and memorial services, click here.

Mourners continue to pay their respects for the victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting, visiting memorials and leaving mementos, including flowers, candles and stuffed animals. Photo by Cloe Poisson

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