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Experts discuss how to talk to kids about Conn. killings

A man hugs his young daughters as they attend a vigil at Saint Rose of Lima church at Saint Rose of Lima church, Friday, in Newtown, Conn. A man killed his mother at home and then opened fire Friday inside the elementary school where she taught, massacring more than two dozen people, including 20...

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The killings at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday left some parents struggling to figure out what, if anything, to tell their children.
President Barack Obama said he and his wife, Michelle, would tell their daughters that they love them and hug them a little tighter. Experts say that’s a good example to follow. Parents also should allow children to talk about their feelings in the coming days while sheltering them from the 24/7 media coverage of the event, they say.
A man gunned down more than two dozen people Friday, most of them kids at a Newtown ...


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