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Uvalde school shooting

A day after school shooting, Uvalde’s tight-knit community prays, donates blood and grieves

Many in this small South Texas town of about 15,000 residents had ties to Robb Elementary, where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers on Tuesday. A day later, residents sought to help and begin healing their community.

UVALDE, TX-MAY 25: Church members pray during Mass at Sacred Heart Church on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Uvalde, TX. Twenty one people were killed after a gunman after a high school student opened fire inside Robb Elementary School on Tuesday where two teachers and 19 students were killed.
Community members wait in line for a chance to donate blood at the Herby Ham Activity Center on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Uvalde. Community members gathered to donate blood after a school shooting took place Tuesday.

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