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Condolences for school shooting head to storage

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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Public viewing of mementos has ended and the memorabilia sent from around the world offering condolences after 20 children and six educators were shot dead at a Newtown elementary school now heads to storage.

The News-Times of Danbury reports that Saturday was the final day for the public to view the items propped on tables or hanging on walls in Newtown Town Hall.

All items go to storage except those marked by the victims' families or Newtown residents indicating they would like the gift.

Posters and cards were sorted and documented by volunteers at Town Hall. Some wrote thank-you notes to senders who provided return addresses.

Lynn Kovack, a clerk in the Building Department who sorted through cards and letters for weeks, said some of the items made her and others cry

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