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Uvalde buries 10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza, the first of many funerals to come

She wanted to be an art teacher. Her favorite color was purple. She was laid to rest three weeks after her birthday.

Pallbearers unload Amerie Joe Garza’s casket for her funeral at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde on May 31, 2022. Garza was one of the 21 people, 19 students and 2 teachers, that died in the Robb Elementary School shooting in Ulvade on May 24, 2022.
Hundreds of stems of flowers, notes, cards, stuffed animals and partially lit candles lie in front of Amerie Jo Garza’s makeshift memorial at the Town Square in Uvalde on May 31, 2022.
Hundreds of people attend a graveside service and burial for Amerie Jo Garza at the Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Uvalde on May 31, 2022.

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