December 18, 2012
Tom Doyle, back left, stands with family and co-workers and wipes his face as the funeral procession for 6-year-old James Mattioli passes by Tuesday as it approaches St. John’s Cemetery. Mattioli died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
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Newtown returned its students to their classrooms Tuesday for the first time since last week’s massacre and faced the agonizing task of laying others to rest, as this grieving town wrestled with the same issues gripping the country: violence, gun control and finding a way forward.