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Mother of Sandy Hook victim coming to Dubuque

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The mother of a first-grader killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will bring her message of safer communities to Dubuque.

Nicole Hockley's son, Dylan, was one of 20 children killed at the Newtown, Conn. school on Dec. 14, 2012. Six teachers were also killed. Now, she tours the country speaking about gun violence, and advocating for tougher gun control laws.

She will speak at 7 p.m. on Oct. 30 in the Marie Graber ballroom on Loras College campus. The event is sponsored by the Dubuque Coalition for Nonviolence and with the Fr. Ray Herman Peace and Justice Center. It will be free and open to all.

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