Today the President and First Lady commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting with a moment of silence. Filmed and released on the White House's Youtube Channel, the video above shows Barack and Michelle Obama lighting 26 candles in silence. Each candle represents one of the 20 children and 6 adults who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary school one year ago.
WATCH: Barack and Michelle Obama’s Moment of Silence for Sandy Hook Anniversary
Sign up for Heavy's daily email and never miss out on our popular stories.
More News you need to know