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Maine sends memorial to Newtown

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Maine sends memorial to Newtown

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

A memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a gift from the people of Maine, arrives at Portland's Central Fire Station Saturday afternoon, after stopping first in Freeport and other Maine communities on its way to Newtown, Conn.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

The memorial, made of granite, concrete and seashells, includes the names of the children and adults killed last year at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Creator Richard Gray talks with visitors at the Freeport Public Safety building about the work that went into the Sandy Hook Memorial.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Portland Police Officers Kevin Haley, left, and John Cunniff sign in after helping lead the memorial through the city.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Karen Keefe and her daughter Emily, 7, visit the memorial at Portland's Central Fire Station on Congress Street.

Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster

Richard Gray and his daughter Jayden. His dream created the memorial; her idea was the colored letters for the student's names.