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School tragedy: Emilie, the way she was

Behind Emilie Parker’s big blue eyes was a girl who saw well beyond her years.

The 6-year-old Utah native, one of 20 schoolchildren gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary, was remembered Wednesday by family and friends as a youngster who noticed the little things in life that made big differences in lives.

James Parker, her uncle who lived about 20 minutes from Emilie and her family in Connecticut, said that proved to be true in one of her last acts before the Dec. 14 shooting.

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