The Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, took place less than six years ago, in which 26 people were killed — 20 of whom were young children. Since then, thousands more have died in school shootings.

On Tuesday, the 7,000 children who have lost their lives from gun violence since Sandy Hook are being remembered with an eye-opening visual memorial on the southeast lawn outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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