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A time to mourn

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden landed at San Antonio on Air Force 1 and were carried by US Marine Corps helicopters to Uvalde on Sunday, March 29 (Photos this page), to visit a memorial to the 19 children and two teachers who were slain by a gunman at the Robb Elementary School on Tuesday, May 24. Flags have been lowered to half staff since the shooting, homes and businesses across the region and across the US have displayed colored ribbons to share their grief for the lost and to offer support to the affected families. The president spent time meeting with family members who lost their children, attended mass at a Uvalde church, and spoke briefly with the public. (Photos courtesy of Uvalde Leader-News)