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    Shooting Victims’ Names Released

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    The identities of the 12 dead after a shooting rampage in a Colorado theater have been released along with personal details. Among those killed are a 6-year-old girl, whose mother remains in critical condition, a U.S. Navy sailor, and a young man who was killed as he dove on top of his girlfriend to save her. In a horrible coincidence, one of the victims, Jessica Ghawi had just recently narrowly avoided a shopping-mall food-court shooting. On her blog she wrote that the experience had shown her "how blessed I am for each second I am given.”

    Read it at The Denver Post