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Uvalde school shooting

Irma and Joe Garcia, a teacher and her heartbroken husband, are buried together in Uvalde

They were high school sweethearts. Irma Garcia taught at Robb Elementary for her entire 23-year career. Her husband died of a heart attack two days after she was shot.

Hundreds of stems of flowers, notes, cards, stuffed animals and partially lit candles lie in front of Irma and Joe Garcia’s memorial at the Town Square in Uvalde on May 31, 2022.
People attend a mass service for Irma and Joe Garcia at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde on June 1, 2022. Irma Garcia is one of 21 students and teachers who died after a gunman entered Robb Elementary School, and her husband Joe died from a heart attack two days later.
Emergency vehicles sit outside a mass service for Irma and Joe Garcia at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde on June 1, 2022. Irma Garcia is one of 21 students and teachers who died after a gunman entered Robb Elementary School, and her husband Joe died from a heart attack two days later.
Pallbearers carry caskets into the mass service for Irma and Joe Garcia at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde on June 1, 2022. Irma Garcia is one of 21 students and teachers who died after a gunman entered Robb Elementary School, and her husband Joe died from a heart attack two days later.

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