Sandy Hook Tragedy Defining International Story For Canadians In 2012: Poll

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Rachel Berger (L), and Greta Waag embrace while visiting a makeshift memorial for shooting victims on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Canadians named the Sandy Hook massacre the defining international story of 2012. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Up until the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, most Canadians believed that the international story of the year was Hurricane Sandy.

Then a man with a gun walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and murdered 26 people, including 20 children.

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