Wakes begin for Texas shooting victims: a hero 4th-grader and an aspiring marine biologist

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New York Daily News

The first wakes for the 21 victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting were held on Monday, as families began the excruciating task of laying their little loved ones to rest. Amerie Jo Garza was remembered Monday at her wake, a fitting Memorial Day tribute for someone who died a hero. The little girl bravely dialed 911 from her school as the May 24 massacre was unfolding. The fourth-grader, who had turned 10 just two weeks earlier, was hunkered down in a classroom at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, when she was gunned down as she tried to phone for help. On Monday, Amerie’s relativ…

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