Mark Barden, center, hugs Gov. Dannel P. Malloy after the governor signed into law one of the country's toughest gun control measures. At left are Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, Barden's wife Jackie and Neil Heslin. The Bardens and Helsin lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
MICHAEL McANDREWS, Hartford Courant
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