Top 50 UPI photos of 2012 (51 images)

A collection of the year's top photos from UPI Photographers around the world.
Updated: Dec. 27, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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Mourners react in sorrow at memorial filled with flowers, stuffed toys and candles across the street from Saint Johns Episcopal Church near Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut following a shooting 2 days before that left 26 people dead including 20 children on December 16, 2012. A gunman opened fire inside Sandy Hook Elementary School early Friday morning. The gunman 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed himself following the shooting rampage inside the school. UPI/John Angelillo
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