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Published July 21, 2012, 12:00 AM

Alex Sullivan birthday memorial

Shelly Fradkin, the mother of a friend of shooting victim Alex Sullivan, places balloons to mark Sullivan's birthday at a makeshift memorial across from the Century 16 theatre east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo., on Saturday, July 21, 2012. Twelve people were killed and dozens were injured in the attack early Friday at the packed theater during a showing of the Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." Police have identified the suspected shooter as James Holmes, 24. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)