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Connecticut School Shooting: Country Stars React

Hillary Scott, Blake Shelton
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While details about Friday morning’s school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut are still trickling in, it’s clear that innocent lives were taken when a gunman stormed Sandy Hook Elementary School and began firing. The small town in the state’s southwest corner will be in the hearts of every American this weekend, including country music’s biggest stars. 

“Stand strong and stand united everyone… We are Americans and we are better than this. What a sad sad disgusting day this is…” Blake Shelton tweeted Friday afternoon. Updates on the story are available here. Find out what Lady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott, Charlie Daniels and Rodney Atkins and more are saying after a reported 27 people were killed on Dec. 14, 2012.


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