Mourners said goodbye to six-year-old Emilie Parker today, who was one of 26 people killed in the Sandy Hook School shootings.
Speaking after Emilie's death, her father Robbie said his six-year-old daughter would have been "one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to those victims."
Emilie leaves behind two little sisters, aged three and four, who her family said she helped teach to dance and read.
As President Obama calls for "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence, some shooting enthusiasts have doubts they will work in practice.
A resident of Newtown told ITV News he found six terrified children hiding in his garden after last week's massacre at an elementary school.
Parents are anxious but doing their best to return to a routine, for the sake of the children.