Gun vigil begins with crosses on the Mall

Thousands of grave markers representing victims of gun violence since the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., are placed on the National Mall.

Bravon Freeman, 18, right, and another volunteer with Park View Kids Zone in Northwest, left, helps put down thousands of grave markers to represent victims of gun violence on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 11, 2013. Religious leaders around the country begin a 24-hour vigil to honor the victims of gun violence since the shooting in Newtown.(Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Bravon Freeman, 18, right, and another volunteer with Park View Kids Zone in Northwest, left, helps put down thousands of grave markers to represent victims of gun violence on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 11, 2013. Religious leaders around the country begin a 24-hour vigil to honor the victims of gun violence since the shooting in Newtown.(Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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