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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13:  Seven thousand pairs of shoes, representing the children killed by gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, are spread out on the lawn on the east side of the U.S. Capitol March 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Organized by the online activist group Avaaz, the shoes are intended to urge Congress to pass gun-reform legislation.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13:  Seven thousand pairs of shoes, representing the children killed by gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, are spread out on the lawn on the east side of the U.S. Capitol March 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Organized by the online activist group Avaaz, the shoes are intended to urge Congress to pass gun-reform legislation.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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7,000 pairs of shoes placed on Capitol lawn

The global advocacy group Avaaz placed thousands of shoes on the US Capitol Hill as a way to push for gun reform.

7,000 pairs of shoes placed on Capitol lawn

The global advocacy group Avaaz placed thousands of shoes on the US Capitol Hill as a way to push for gun reform.