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Kladys Castellón prays during a vigil for the victims of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
Kladys Castellón prays during a vigil for the victims of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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Fourth grade co-teachers Irma Garcia, left, and Eva Mireles.
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I spent my whole teaching career preparing for a school shooting. I don’t want my newborn son to start school with the same threat.
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The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
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School Climate & Safety Onlookers Urged Police to Charge Into Texas School
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People walk with flowers to honor the victims in Tuesday's shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
People walk with flowers to honor the victims in Tuesday's shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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