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Friday's classes were canceled at Northern Illinois University after a gunman went into a lecture hall on Thursday and killed five students and himself. Sixteen other students were wounded.

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At left, Sarah Payton of Hampshire, Ill. , 21, Christina Kouyoumdzoglou of Athens, Greece, 21, and Brianna Tyler of Park Forest, Ill. , 20, students at Northern Illinois University, took part in a prayer vigil.

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