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A sign bears the names of the victims of the December 14, 2012... News Photo2012 Newtown Connecticut Shooting,Connecticut,Elementary School,Horizontal,Identity,Killing,Law,Makeshift,Mass Murder,Newtown - Connecticut,Sandy Hook Elementary School,School Building,Shooting - Crime,Shrine,Temporary Memorial,USA,Victim,ViolencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA sign bears the names of the victims of the December 14, 2012 elementary school shooting at a makeshift shrine to the victims in Newtown, Connecticut, December 17, 2012. Funerals began Monday in the little Connecticut town of Newtown after the school massacre that took the lives of 20 small children and six staff, triggering new momentum for a change to America's gun culture. The first burials, held under raw, wet skies, were for two six-year-old boys who were among those shot in Sandy Hook Elementary School. On Tuesday, the first of the girls, also aged six, was due to be laid to rest. There were no Monday classes at all across Newtown, and the blood-soaked elementary school was to remain a closed crime scene indefinitely, authorities said. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)