Saturday, crowds at the memorial site near the Century 16 Theater grew.
Hundreds of people who worked all week had their first chance to see the memorial and bring their kids.
Many let their emotions out for the first time.
"It just kind of hurts," long-distance truck driver Eral Rellinger said.
He stopped by the memorial on his way back to Toronto.
"It's just people wondering, 'what was going through that guy's mind when he shot them.'"
"Twelve people, their lives were lost and some are still recovering," 10-year-old Addison Day said. "I thought it was very sad. [It was] very crazy almost."
She offered some advice for everyone at the memorial.
"Think happy thoughts and good memories from when the person was alive," she said.
For more of thoughts from Saturday at the memorial site, see the video above.
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