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'This Is Not Going To Be Easy': El Paso Students Start School In Wake Of Tragedy

The first day of class in El Paso's largest school district comes more than a week after a deadly mass shooting. "It's not at all, in any way, a typical start of school," the superintendent says.

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People light candles during a prayer and candle vigil organized by the city, after the recent shooting at a WalMart in El Paso, Texas. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Pain To Purpose: 5 Ways To Cope In The Wake Of Trauma

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Another Day, Another Time Sun Glitters
Where the End Begins Sun Glitters
All the Optimism of Early January Lullatone
Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker) LYD Band
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Infinity Liam Thomas
Go Above Liam Thomas

Performing "Rebel Girl" felt risky in Bikini Kill's early years, Kathleen Hanna says. "There were confrontations, things thrown at us, stuff like that. So doing that song always felt like putting my superhero cape on." Jason Frank Rothenberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fascination, Friendship And Desire: Kathleen Hanna On The Reign Of 'Rebel Girl'

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Rebel Girl Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp
Scott Pilgrim Plumtree
My Friend Coma Rocket Miner
Somewhere Between Nightmares and Dreams Rocket Miner
Wheels Moss Of Aura
Airlanes Run_Return

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'This Is Not Going To Be Easy': El Paso Students Start School In Shooting's Aftermath

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The emergency water distribution center on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation serves as many as 900 people a day. People without transportation carry what they can, organizers said. Emily Cureton/OPB hide caption

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No Safe Drinking Water On Reservation Leaves Thousands Improvising

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