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UPDATE: President Obama visits grieving Newtown

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NEWTOWN, Conn (AP) -

A community mourns two days after a gunman opened fire inside a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school, killing 20 children and 6 adults.

President Obama visited Newtown Sunday night as the community came together for a memorial service at the high school.

The president says the people of Newtown will be remembered for their bravery.

"As a community, you've inspired us, Newtown. In the face of indescribable violence, in the face of unconscionable evil, you've looked out for each other. You've cared for one another. And you've loved one another," President Obama says. "This is how Newtown will be remembered, and with time and God's grace, that love will see you through.

President Obama added he would use all his power to make changes to prevent more tragedies like this one. He also read aloud the names of all the victims, including the 20 six and seven year old students.

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