Posted Dec 15, 2012By
The world reacts a day after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The massacre of 26 children and adults at the school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, would have been driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims.
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