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Jennifer Hensel waits for the school bus with her 8-year-old daughter, Imogen, and her 6-year-old son, Owen, on the first day of school this year. They share hugs, kisses, excitement and still some anxiety 10 years after the shooting. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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10 years after Sandy Hook, a family finds bits of joy amid shards of pain

Families who had their lives shattered on Dec. 14, 2012, are still straining under the weight of their losses — and still pushing for the changes they had hoped would have already happened by now.

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Banned and Challenged: Restricting access to books in the U.S.

Banned Books: Author Ashley Hope Pérez on finding humanity in the 'darkness'

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Banned Books: Author Ashley Hope Pérez on finding humanity in the 'darkness'

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Jennifer Hensel waits for the school bus with her 8-year-old daughter, Imogen, and her 6-year-old son, Owen, on the first day of school this year. They share hugs, kisses, excitement and still some anxiety 10 years after the shooting. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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10 years after Sandy Hook, a family finds bits of joy amid shards of pain

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Then-President Donald Trump greets then-Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis during a campaign rally at the Hertz Arena on Oct. 31, 2018 in Estero, Fla. In 2024, the two candidates may run against one another for president. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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These could be some of the reasons DeSantis hasn't announced a presidential run (yet)

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Mariah Carey, pictured performing at 2019 Billboard Music Awards, has topped the charts again with her signature Christmas hit. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Why 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' tops the charts every year (2022 included)

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